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Issue date: 
16th October 2010

Rainforest Alliance to evaluate Guyana’s REDD+ progress

Rainforest Alliance has been selected as the independent entity to review Guyana’s Annual Progress reports on REDD+ enablers under the Guyana-Norway forest protection agreement.

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October 4, 2010

Guyana to receive 30 million USD from Norway this week for forest Protection

Last week, President Jagdeo noted that the financial agreement between Norway and Guyana via the Forest Protection Memorandum will see Guyana with the first installment of 30 million USD this week.

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October 7, 2010

Stakeholders knowledge on EU forest law mechanism boosted

A just-concluded forestry stakeholders’ workshop on the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Programme is a signal of Guyana’s willingness to boost its “outstanding track record” in forestry management, according to Minister of Agriculture Robert Persaud.

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25 September 2010

Why Conservation Won't Save the World's Forests

And why we might need to sell forests to save them

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17 September 2010

Amerindians benefit from the Low Carbon Development Strategy

People often wonder at the number of legislations protecting the Amerindian people, but cut off as the Amerindians are from mainstream society, these revised laws are needed for many reasons, most importantly to preserve their way of life while protecting their rights as citizens of this country.

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03 September 2010

Nationwide acceptance of LCDS impresses forest evaluation experts

A delegation sent to conduct a real time evaluation of the Norwegian Global Initiative on Climate Change and Forestry in Guyana is impressed with the mass acceptance of Guyana’s Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS).

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04 September 2010

President schools German International broadcaster on LCDS

THE international acclaim which Guyana has been receiving, particularly through its efforts to promote forest protection and biodiversity, continues to attract widespread attention.

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06 August 2010

Establishment of the Guyana Redd+Investment Fund nearing completion

Government of Norway corrects Stabroek News Article

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August 6, 2010

SN coverage of Guyana-Norway forest partnership did not fully reflect written responses to reporter’s questions

Dear Editor,

Issue date: 
August 5th, 2010

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation in California Compliance Market

The winds of change are blowing across the climate change policy landscape. With legislation stalled in the Senate, attention now shifts to state and regional initiatives.


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by Dr. Radut