News 2016-11-15T15:05:45+00:00
2501, 2017

Minister Trotman meets new Bolivian Ambassador to Guyana

On January 18, 2017, Minister Trotman in his capacity of Acting Foreign Affairs Minister, met with new Bolivian Ambassador to Guyana, H.E. Jose Kinn Franco before the presentation of his credentials to H.E David Granger.

2212, 2016

Invitation for Expressions of Interest (Closed)

You can view the description and background for both Expressions of Interests below or access the State Forestry Exploratory Permit Application form to apply. Description and Background - Area 1 Description and Background-Area 2    

1512, 2016

Request for Expressions of Interest

The Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana through The Ministry of Natural Resources has received a grant from the Inter-American Development Bank toward the cost of Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Project in Guyana and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant for consulting services to undertake the Development of a Grievance and Redress Mechanism (GRM) for REDD+ Implementation and Consultation and Stakeholder Engagement on REDD+ & Readiness Activities in Guyana. Interested persons can access the guidelines attached below. guidelines-for-consultation-and-stakeholder-engagement-on-redd-and-readiness-activities-in-guyana guidelines-for-development-of-a-grievance-and-redress-mechanism-grm-for-redd

212, 2016

EITI Sensitization Seminar for Parliamentarians

On Friday December 2, 2016, Minister of Natural Resources, Honourable Raphael G.C Trotman delivered made a presentation at an EITI Sensitization Seminar for Members of Parliament. Click here to view the presentation.

611, 2016

Minister of Natural Resources and Joint Team engages residents, miners from Region 9 Reinforces government’s commitment to support miners and stresses the need for order in the Mining Sector.

PRESS RELEASE   On Saturday November 5, residents and miners from Lethem and surrounding areas gathered at the Arapaima Primary School in Lethem, Region 9, to meet with Minister of Natural Resources, Honourable Raphael Trotman and a joint team of representatives  from the Ministry of Indigeneous Peoples Affairs, Guyana Geology and Mines Commission(GGMC)  the Guyana Gold Board (GGB), the Closed Area Committee  (CAC) which oversees the distribution of lands to miners, the Guyana Women Miners Association(GWMO and Romanex Mining Company.  The visit was conducted to fulfill a promise made by Minister Trotman to convene a meeting to address concerns related to mining during his last visit to the Region in September, 2016. The meeting attracted a large gathering that was first updated about the progress of operations by the Romanex Mining Company and the work of the Closed Area Committee (CAC) including its efforts to distribute lands small miners. It [...]