Guyana is known globally for its wealth of natural resources, high levels of biodiversity and for having one of the lowest rates of deforestation in the developing world. The Government of Guyana (GoG) has had a long history of instituting mechanisms for the effective management and conservation of these resources. More recently, with the development of the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS), the Government made the unprecedented commitment to re-orient Guyana’s economy onto a low-carbon, “green” pathway.
Guyana has started a very elaborate and comprehensive process in preparing for the oil and gas economy- Minister Persaud: The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment, in collaboration with the United States (US) Embassy in Georgetown, along with the Department of State and Department of the Interior, today hosted...read more
Guyana must resolve to have a viable source of renewable energy by 2020-Minister Persaud - as Guyana observes Earth Hour: Natural Resources and Environment Minister Robert Persaud is hopeful that Guyana’s economy will become green, as more alternative energy sources are utilised in the future. The Minister was at the time...read more
Following Ministry’s direction GGMC’s Board commences review to improve systems: As a result of numerous reports against the Commission, coupled with the recommendations of the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment, the Board of Directors conducted a review of the Management Systems and practices for critical departments/divisions of the Commission...read more