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FCPF-REDD+ Readiness gaining momentum in Guyana

The Project Steering Committee (PSC) of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) Project in Guyana held its Fourth Meeting on October 17, 2017, in the boardroom of the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC), Kingston, Georgetown. Photographed are some of the PSC members with team of the FCPF Project Execution Unit (PEU). Seated (from left): Mr Charles [...]

2017-10-24T12:40:45+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Featured, Guyana Forestry Commission|0 Comments

R.L. Sukhram and Sons Sawmill and Rong-An Inc. awarded approximately 400,000 hectares each of former Barama Company Limited concessions; investments totaling US$9.5 m by 2020 to create 524 jobs

GEORGETOWN, Guyana - Following Barama Company Limited’s relinquishing of its 1.6 million hectare forest concession in October 2016, the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) has awarded two lots totaling over 800,000 hectares of that concession to R.L. Sukhram and Sons Sawmill and Rong-An Inc. The Ministry of Natural Resources along with the GFC had taken the [...]

2017-09-27T20:00:15+00:00 August 26th, 2017|Guyana Forestry Commission, News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Phase two of Guyana’s Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) project gets underway with release of funds by NORAD

GEORGETOWN, Guyana - The Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana has received the first tranche of a US$6.34 million grant from the Kingdom of Norway as it enters into the second phase of the forest monitoring mechanism known as Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV). This second phase of the MRV programme will no longer [...]

2017-09-29T14:52:52+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Featured, Guyana Forestry Commission, News, Press Releases|0 Comments