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.



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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