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.
Offshore exploration facing some setbacks – Minister Persaud tells Parliamentary Committe: Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Robert Persaud today stated that offshore exploration in areas being contested by neighbouring Venezuela is facing “some setbacks”...read more
Unprecedented level of inter-agency collaboration to improve environmental management – Minister Persaud tells Parliamentary Sectoral Committe: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working closely in conjunction with the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission’s environmental management division to monitor mining areas...read more
Bai Shan Lin has two forest exploratory permits – GFC Commissioner: There are no agreements between the Government of Guyana and Bai Shan Lin Incorporated however, the company does benefit from two State Forest Exploratory Permits granted by the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC)...read more