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.
Message by Hon. Minister Robert M. Persaud, MBA, MP., Minister of Natural Resources and the EnvironmentWildlife Stakeholders’ Forum on the occasion of World Wildlife Day, 2015, : Today, World Wildlife Day which is celebrated under the theme ‘wildlife crime is serious; let’s get serious about wildlife crime’ is pertinent as it puts the spotlight on illegal trade and exploitation of wildlife. Also, this occasion provides an opportunity...read more
Final report on impacts of FDIs in mining industry handed over to Minister Persaud: The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment, with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has concluded a study on the impact of investments in the extractive sector, and...readmore
Participating countries, bodies at Energy Security Summit commit to support Caribbean’s energy systems transformation: The Government of Guyana, represented by Prime Minister Samuel...read more