Historic EU-FLEGT Voluntary Partnership Agreement Initialled

The Guyana delegation among representatives of the EU

The European Union Forest Law, Enforcement, Governance and Trade (EU-FLEGT) Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) was initialled at a special ceremony at Berlaymont Hall in Brussels, Belgium on November 23rd, 2018, and followed by a reception for participants and special invitees. The initialling was done by Minister of Natural Resources Hon.…

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Guyana records lowest deforestation rate of 0.048 per cent – GFC

Chairperson of the Guyana Forestry Commission’s (GFC) Board, Joycelyn Dow [center], Head of Planning and Development of the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC), Pradeepa Bholanath [right] and Administrator to the Ministry of Natural Resources, Beverley Alert [left].

− augurs well for Guyana/Norway Agreement – GFC’s Head of Planning and Development − deforestation rate reflects a total deforestation area of 8,851 hectares − new rate indicative of reduction in deforestation drivers, specifically mining deforestation  DPI, Guyana, Friday, October 5, 2018 Guyana has recorded its lowest deforestation rate to…

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Green State Development Strategy “more than planting trees” – Department of Environment Head

Head of Planning and Development of the GFC, Pradeepa Bholanath

─ two projects totalling $15.8Million launched with FAO-EU/FLEGT support ─ projects aim to monitor timber imports, build capacity assistance for Community Forest Organisations DPI, Guyana, Thursday, August 9, 2018 Two projects totalling $15.8 million (US$79,000) falling under the auspices of the Food and Agriculture Organisation-European Union/Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and…

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