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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Local forestry groups for 18-month compliance regulation training

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DPI, GUYANA, Monday, May 28, 2018 An injection of $10Million is being pumped into capacity building in the forestry sector. The project which was launched today at the Guyana Forestry Commission headquarters targets improving the livelihoods of forest communities. The GFC with aid from the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture…

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Timber Expo 2018 an impressive display of timber products

A log house replica by Wood Direct

DPI, GUYANA, Sunday, May 20, 2018 Attendees of the Timber Expo 2018 were impressed by Guyana’s wood products while exhibitors lauded the success of the exhibition and called for it to be a fixed feature on the Guyana Forestry Commission’s (GFC) calendar. Chairman of GFC’s board, Joslyn Dow, said the…

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