The United Nations Environmental Award presented to President Bharrat Jagdeo may well turn out to be the last such award given for advocates of climate change.
The tide is slowly turning against climate change advocates and especially those, such as President Jagdeo, who are pushing for a financial deal that would see countries rewarded for not cutting down their forests.
FIFTY EIGHT, Guyana — A battered, decades-old Bedford truck that would not look out of place in a “Mad Max” movie pulled off the road. Gold miners crawled out of its mud-splattered cab, sauntered into Peter Rajmenjan’s diner and asked if he had any bush hog for sale.
US$200,000 grant from the World Bank to support information sharing activities on forest preservation strategies has been available for more than a month but government has not moved to sign the document.
Guyana moving to assess forest carbon stocks for sale of credits
Conservation International Guyana (CI Guyana) will provide the Guyana Forestry Commission with $8M to support the establishment of a special secretariat which will be involved in figuring out just how much carbon Guyana has in its forests and how to calculate it.
Janette Bulkan chastised by the government of Guyana
Agriculture Minister Robert Persaud of Guyana needs to make public the actual reasons why he falsely accused Janet Bulkan of reviewing Guyana’s RPP and did not object to Suriname territorial map in Washington.
The Alliance For Change (AFC) says that the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) government is being “inept and opportunistic” in requesting that the World Bank remove forestry activist, Dr Janette Bulkan from a Technical Advisory Panel.
The World Bank yesterday said that it is replying to Guyana’s protest of a map of Suriname which included Guyana’s territory as used at one of its recent meetings.
In November, the government, through Agriculture Minister Robert Persaud, filed a protest with the World Bank over a map of Suriname that included part of Guyana’s territory, which was presented at an October meeting of the participants committee of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF).