FCPF boosting National Toshaos Council for REDD+ readiness

FCPF’s Project Assistant Michelle Astwood (second from left) responds to questions raised during the workshop. At left is GFC’s Chairman Jocelyn Dow and (at right) Programme Coordinator of the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Jude Da Silva.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, February 28, 2018: The Ministry of Natural Resources through the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) Project is executing a consultancy for the institutional strengthening of the National Toshaos Council (NTC). As part of this programme, a three-day familarisation workshop commenced on February 26, 2018, at the Guyana Forestry Commission…

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GFC in working relationship with Indigenous communities

GFC officials at the Press Conference on Monday

DPI, GUYANA, Tuesday, February 20, 2018 The Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) says it has a positive relationship with Indigenous communities and has often been able to quell issues before they escalate into a state of conflict. Ministerial Advisor to the Ministry of Indigenous People’s Affairs (MIPA), Mervyn Williams said there…

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