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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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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