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.
Styrofoam banned from June 2014 – as Gov’t moves towards a green economy: In pursuit of its goal of achieving a green economy and aware of the dangers of styrofoam, the importation and use of the product will be banned from June 1, 2014. This was told to stakeholders that include...read more
Hydrocarbon traces being mapped to measure potential commercial viability: The development of the oil and petroleum sector is continuing with a mapping exercise currently underway in the Mahaica, Mahaicony area. The area is being surveyed to ascertain the potential of commercially viable quantities of oil and gas by local contracting...read more
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment partnering with Mexico to improve Zoo: The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment, with support from the Mexican Government, will be hosting a visiting Zoo expert from Mexico from November 11 to 15, 2013. Facilitated by the Mexican...read more