Tag: Forestry

Forestry Inventory Programme to boost management of the sector – Minister Bharrat

Forestry Inventory Programme to boost management of the sector – Minister Bharrat

Anara Khan Anara Khan- February 24, 2021

The $250 million budgeted for the National Forestry Inventory Programme would allow the Ministry of Natural Resources to better manage ... Read More

EPA to have offices in every region by end of 2020

EPA to have offices in every region by end of 2020

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- August 23, 2019

— closes workshops on Environmental Authorisation — Guyana can meet int'l timber demands once done right says State Minister DPI, ... Read More

Forestry sees second year of consecutive growth

Forestry sees second year of consecutive growth

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- August 15, 2019

─ production of timber rose to 8.5%   DPI, Guyana, Thursday, August 15, 2019   Government’s half-year economic report shows ... Read More

Sensitisation for mining and forestry stakeholders on environmental protection

Sensitisation for mining and forestry stakeholders on environmental protection

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- July 8, 2019

─ course to take an in-depth look at policies, stakeholder responsibility among others      DPI, Guyana, Monday, July 8, 2019 ... Read More

FAO-EU FLEGT Programme near completion

FAO-EU FLEGT Programme near completion

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 9, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, April 9, 2019 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  is holding a series of workshops to better inform ... Read More

Guyana records lowest deforestation rate of 0.048 per cent – GFC

Guyana records lowest deforestation rate of 0.048 per cent – GFC

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 5, 2018

− augurs well for Guyana/Norway Agreement - GFC’s Head of Planning and Development − deforestation rate reflects a total deforestation ... Read More

OCC working on standardising national greenhouse gas reporting- Country should no longer have to recruit experts – Head OCC

OCC working on standardising national greenhouse gas reporting- Country should no longer have to recruit experts – Head OCC

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 2, 2018

Capacity building part of UNFCCC requirement DPI, GUYANA, Saturday, June 2, 2018 Head, Office of Climate Change (OCC), Janelle Christian ... Read More

National Revised Forest Policy Statement and Plan caters for GSDS, climate change fight- Min. Harmon

National Revised Forest Policy Statement and Plan caters for GSDS, climate change fight- Min. Harmon

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 24, 2018

-  emphasises forests as “cornerstone of national patrimony” - public sensitisation programme to be conducted DPI, GUYANA, Thursday, May 24, ... Read More

Natural Resources quarter year performance  – US$7.4M from forest exports  -145,133 ounces of gold declared  – Bauxite sees 229,441 tonnes

Natural Resources quarter year performance – US$7.4M from forest exports -145,133 ounces of gold declared – Bauxite sees 229,441 tonnes

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 30, 2018

  DPI, GUYANA, Monday, April 30, 2018 The natural resources sector has earned US$7.4M from exported forest products in the ... Read More

Forest operators benefit from capacity building project

Forest operators benefit from capacity building project

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 29, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Thursday, March 29, 2018 Forest operators can now function more efficiently following the conclusion of a US$108,000 internationally ... Read More

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