Gov’t to promote lesser used wood species in housing drive

Stakeholders at the awareness workshop on Lesser Used Species of wood facilitated by the Guyana Forestry Commission

GINA, GUYANA, Monday, May 15, 2017 The first phase of the government’s housing initiative is expected to provide lumber producers with a chance to maximise the promotion of lesser used species (LUS) of timber on the local market. Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman today, noted that the initial housing…

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Attention Forest Sector Operators and General Public

Live Call in Program on Guyana/EU FLEGT VPA The National Technical Working Group, guiding the process of the Guyana/EU FLEGT VPA will be having a panel discussion and call in program on NCN Theme: Increasing the understanding of the ‘Guyana-EU Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade, Voluntary Partnership Agreement’ A…

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FLEGT consultation session held in Aishalton

AISHALTON

The FLEGT consultation session held in Aishalton on February 13th 2017 received participation from 25 persons representing the villages of Aishalton, Katoonarib, Karandarnau, Achawib, Bashaizon, Awarewaunau, Maruranau and Shea. Targeted sessions in this area has always been critical given the vast distance between these villages and the mainland of Georgetown.…

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Successful session on the EU-FLEGT was held in Lethem

FLEGT IN LETHEM

On February 10th 2017, another successful session on the EUFLEGT was held in Lethem with participation from a total of 39 persons from 18 villages, namely Potarenau, Moco Moco, St. Ignatius, Tipuru, Tiger Pond, Hiowa, Yupukari, Shulinab, Quarrie, Kumu, Parishara, Sawariwau, Baitoon, Quiko, Meriwan, Nappi, Sand Creek, Katoka. Many of…

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