exploring avenues to extend support beyond $100M financing already pledged In keeping with a commitment made at the Ministry’s outreach to Students and Lecturers of the University of Guyana on March 2, 2017, Minister Raphael Trotman and a team from the Ministry of Natural Resources visited the Faculty of Technology on March 29, 2017 [...]
Background/Context As one of the largest remaining blocks of primary tropical forest on Earth, the Guiana Shield Eco-Region plays a critical role in mitigating climate change. The Eco-Region contains both the highest percent of primary forest cover (over 90% is intact tropical forest) and the lowest human population density of any major tropical area. [...]
On January 19, 2017, Minister Raphael Trotman was paid a courtesy call by new Chinese Ambassador to Guyana, H.E Cui Jianchun.