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Guyana’s Forests and the World’s Climate Get a $250m Boost From Norway – Conservation International.

Agreement between the two nations is of colossal importance for global climate change negotiations and was made possible with the help of Conservation International.

A monumental agreement signed today between Norway and Guyana will mean that up to $250million will be invested in protecting Guyana’s forests to tackle climate change. It is the first time that a nation with a history of conservation will be financially rewarded its continuing efforts to mitigate climate change through protecting its forests.

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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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