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pdf Administration Agreement Popular

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Administration Agreement.pdf

Administration Agreement

The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Government of Guyana have signed a Memorandum of Understanding dated November 9. 2009 regarding cooperation on issues related to the fight against climate change,. the protection of biodiversity and the enhancement of sustainable development, as further described in the Joint Concept Note agreed between the Government and the Ministry. which contemplates the establishment of a multi·contributor trust fund for the financing of activities undertaken as part of the Government's Low Carbon Development Strategy.

pdf Amerindian Land Titling and Demarcation ProDoc DRAFT Version 1 Popular

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Amerindian Land Titling and Demarcation ProDoc DRAFT Version 1.pdf

Amerindian Land Titling and Demarcation ProDoc DRAFT Version 1

The objective of this project is to facilitate the fast‐tracking of the Land Titling and Demarcation process to allow the villages to understand the boundaries of the lands they own and how much land they can exert control over; thereby enhancing and securing the position of villages to ‘opt‐in’ to the REDD+ and the LCDS and allow them to better manage and develop their lands in a sustainable manner.

pdf Comments on the LCDS Conservation International doc Popular

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Comments on the LCDS - Conservation International.doc.pdf

Comments on the LCDS   Conservation International doc

The following document outlines a preliminary and concise review, of Guyana’s Low Carbon Strategy (LCDS) by Conservation International (CI), prepared within the timeframe since receipt of the document on June 3rd, 2009. CI views the LCDS as one of the most important development initiatives in the history of Guyana’s Development.

pdf Draft Report Region 4 National Toshaos Council Meeting Popular

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Draft Report Region 4 National Toshaos Council Meeting

His Excellency President Bharrat Jagdeo indicated at the national launch of the LCDS on the 8th June, 2009 that he will have further discussions with all Toshaos at the National Toshaos Council Meeting in July. In keeping with his promise President Bharrat Jagdeo made a presentation and gave updates on the Sub National consultations held throughout Guyana.

pdf Fact Sheet for Amerindian Communities Popular

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Fact Sheet for Amerindian Communities.pdf

Fact Sheet for Amerindian Communities

Important information for Amerindians and forest communities.

pdf Global Witness comments on the LCDS Popular

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Global Witness comments on the LCDS

We were encouraged by a number of comments made by His Excellency President Jagdeo, expressing his government's strong support for accountability and transparency in the development of its LCDS.

pdf Guyana MRVS Roadmap Phase 2 September 2014 Popular

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Guyana MRVS Roadmap Phase 2 September 2014

The MRVS Roadmap for Phase 1 was designed to guide the development of a MRV system for REDD+ in Guyana. The development of this roadmap1 considered the international requirements and national needs for the MRV system. It included a detailed capacity assessment based on the state of the existing national forest monitoring technical capabilities and the requirements for implementation of the MRV system in order to define a detailed plan to establish sustained MRV capacities within the country and to bridge the gap in capacities.

pdf Guyana Norway Questions and Answers, March 2011 Popular

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Guyana Norway Q and As final version 310311.pdf

Guyana Norway Questions and Answers, March 2011

When Norway and Guyana entered into the REDD+ partnership in November 2009, estimates of deforestation rates in Guyana varied significantly. Most estimates were in the range of 0.1 to 0.4 percent annual deforestation.

pdf Guyana revised INDC Final Popular

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Guyana revised INDC Final

People can build a future that is more prosperous, more just, and more secure. Our report, Our Common Future, is not a prediction of ever increasing environmental decay, poverty, and hardship in an ever more polluted world among ever decreasing resources. We see instead the possibility for a new era of economic growth, one that must be based on policies that sustain and expand the environmental resource base.

pdf GUYANA–INDEPENDENT FOREST MONITORING SCOPING REPORT December 16, 2011 Popular

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Independent Forest Monitoring in Guyana - Scoping Report - December 16 2011.pdf

GUYANA–INDEPENDENT FOREST MONITORING SCOPING REPORT December 16, 2011

This report presents the findings of an independent legality assessment conducted by an Independent Forest Monitoring team of specialists representing the GFA Consulting Group S.A. The purpose of the assessment was to evaluate the forest monitoring system in Guyana and its implementation in preparation of an audit of forest monitoring in Guyana which will take place in July 2012.

pdf Institutional Strengthening in support of Guyana’s LCDSFinal 4 April 2011 Popular

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InstitutionalStrengthening-LCDS-PCN-Final_4 April 2011.pdf

Institutional Strengthening in support of Guyana’s LCDSFinal 4 April 2011

Guyana’s 18 million hectares of rainforest have the potential to serve as a mitigation tool in the fight against climate change. Moreover, recent studies commissioned by the Government of Guyana (GOG) suggest that these forests can provide a cost effective carbon abatement solution.

pdf Investing in Guyana's Low Carbon Future Popular

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Investing in Guyana's Low Carbon Future.pdf

Investing in Guyana's Low Carbon Future

The Government of Guyana (GOG) is offering long-term leases (up to 99 years) on over 200,000 hectares of land with abundant fresh water for large-scale agro-industrial investment and development.

pdf Letters Popular

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Letters

Funding from the LCDS could kickstart the economy

pdf Pre Call Announcement CDRRF Third Call for Proposals Popular

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Pre Call Announcement   CDRRF Third Call for Proposals

The Community Disaster Risk Reduction Fund (CDRRF) is pleased to provide advanced notice on its upcoming Third Call for Proposals on July 1, 2015.

pdf Status of Amerindian Lands 2009 Popular

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Status of Amerindian Lands - 2009.pdf

Status of Amerindian Lands   2009

In the 1992, the PPP/Civic Government committed to address Amerindian land ownership through greater constitutional and legislative process. Immediately a consultative process was developed to guide the land demarcation and the titling process for lands requested by untitled communities.

pdf SUMMARY OF THE DURBAN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE: 28 NOVEMBER - 11 DECEMBER 2011 Popular

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December 9 and Summary.pdf

SUMMARY OF THE DURBAN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE: 28 NOVEMBER - 11 DECEMBER 2011

The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa, was held from 28 November - 11 December 2011. The conference involved a series of events, including the seventeenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 17) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 7).

pdf TCG Georgetown 091023 Popular

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TCG Georgetown 091023.pdf

TCG Georgetown 091023

Why and How to Include Carbon Stored in Forests, Vegetation and Soil in Developing Countries in the Overall Climate Change Solution

pdf The Courier January - February 2011 Popular

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TheCourier-2011-21.pdf

The Courier January - February 2011

Our report on ACP state, Guyana, reveals an extraordinary country that has made some brave choices, such as opting for an economy that respects nature.