Multimillion dollar fund launched to protect Guyana’s forests

First of Its kind multimillion dollar trust fund launched to protect Guyana’s forests.

The governments of Guyana and Germany along with conservation international launch fund to protect critical ecosystems, maintain global carbon stocks and benefit local communities. Read more…

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Guyana participated in the just concluded 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) in the Indian capital, New Delhi, under the theme `Protecting the Global Commons: 20 Years Post Rio’. The February 2-4 summit held at the Hotel Taj Palace in New Delhi was opened by Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh.

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The indigenous Wapichan people of Guyana, South America, will make public today a locally-made digital map of their traditional territory alongside a ground-breaking community proposal to care for 1.4 million ha of pristine rainforest for the benefit of their communities and the world. Read more…