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.
Minister Trotman in his capacity as acting Minister of Foreign Affairs met with the new Iranian Non-resident Ambassador to Guyana Mr. Mostafa Alaei.
Minister Trotman in his capacity as acting Minister of Foreign Affairs met with Dr. Arjun Kumar Karki the new Nepalese non-resident Ambassador to Guyana.
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
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
Minister Trotman was invited by the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry to be the Keynote Speaker at their Annual Gala which was held on December 1 2016. Click here to view his speech
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.
Dear Editor, The Ministry of Natural Resources has noted the perspectives and opinions expressed by members of the public on how the country should be preparing for the oil and gas sector. The Ministry welcomes healthy discourse and remains committed to continuing these conversations in an inclusive and consultative manner. However, we also recognize that there is need for accurate information and wish to take this opportunity to provide such and also remind the public of the progress being made by the Ministry in preparing the nation for oil production. International financial experts have assured that despite current market trends, Guyana will benefit when production commences, provided that the operations of the well perform as projected. They have also assured that no international company will sanction a project if the break-even price is higher than its forecast noting that large oil companies are especially well known for having very low [...]
On August 25, 2016, the Ministry of Natural Resources hosted a Public Lecture on Oil and Gas as part of activities to celebrate Mining Week 2016. The lecture was presented by distinguished Professor Andrew Jupiter from the University of the West Indies. Click here to view his presentation. You can also view a video of the event here