Media Workers sensitised on Voluntary Partnership Agreement.

Head table – (From left) Kenny David (GFC Representative) Dr. Al Hassan Attah, Deonarine Ramsaroop (FPA President) Mona Bynoe (Facilitator) at podium, Mr. Khalawan (Project Coordinator).

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, September 27, 2017 The Forest Producers of Guyana engaged members of the media in a seminar to sensitise them on the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA). A VPA is a legally binding trade agreement between the European Union and timber-producing countries outside the EU; that seeks to ensure…

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GFC to undertake 100% forest inventory

GFC’s Chairman of the Board, Jocelyn Dow.

DPI, GUYANA, Wednesday, August 09, 2017 The Guyana Forestry Commission(GFC) has announced its intention to do one hundred percent inventory of the forest. Chairman of GFC’s board Jocelyn Dow said the inventory will be an ancillary initiative to compliment the implementation of the second phase of the Guyana REDD+ Monitoring Reporting…

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Guyana gets Norway funds for implementation of second phase MRVS

Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman poses with the Planning and Development Head of GFC Pradeepa Bholanath (right), Vice President of CI Guyana Dr David Singh (left), Chairman of GFC board Joslyn Dow (second from left) and other members of CI Guyana and GFC.

DPI, GUYANA, Tuesday, August 08, 2017 The Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) has received funding from Norway to continue with the second phase of the Guyana REDD+ Monitoring Reporting & Verification System (MRVS). The first tranche of the US$6.63M funding has been released by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)…

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