Consultancy starts for stakeholder engagements

first_imgREDD+ ReadinessCountrywide community engagements have started under the consultancy for stakeholder participation on Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) and Readiness Activities in Guyana.One of the stakeholder engagements on REDD+ Readiness at Mainstay Village in Region TwoCommencing in early May, stakeholder engagements were held in Moruca, Region One (Barima-Waini); Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam); Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica); Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice); and Georgetown.In these ongoing engagements, stakeholders are drawn from Indigenous and forest-dependent communities and representative groups such as the Amerindian People’s Association (APA), Indigenous People’s Commission, National Toshaos Council (NTC) and the National Steering Committee of Community Forestry Organisations. At the engagements, the stakeholders are all involved in defining a REDD+ Communication Strategy and Action Plan for Guyana.They will also be assisting with identifying appropriate communication materials that would be used to enhance their understanding of REDD+ and Readiness Activities. These materials will be produced in local Indigenous languages and are intended to ready stakeholders for REDD+ implementation in Guyana.Other stakeholders being consulted are drawn from agencies such as local development partners, the Private and Public Sectors, non-governmental organisations, civil society and the media. This includes an international firm, Global CAD, which has been contracted by the Natural Resources Ministry to conduct the consultations under the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Project (FCPF). There will be further engagements in Bartica, Mahdia, Lethem and other regions of Guyana.last_img read more


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