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Guyana taps into women’s knowledge in forest management to combat climate change

Last Updated on Friday, 3 August 2018, 19:23 by Denis Chabrol Women’s experiences in forest management are being harnessed to help reduce the emission of greenhouse gases that cause climate change events such as droughts, floods and storms. The Ministry of Natural Resources Project Execution Unit (PEU) of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) Project, in collaboration with the Inter-American ...

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Huge chunk of GBTI’s loan portfolio non-performing but no need for customers to worry

Last Updated on Friday, 3 August 2018, 17:57 by Denis Chabrol A significant portion of the total loan portfolio held by Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) is non-performing as it experiences a severe hangover from an expansion that saw its loans and advances increase by 140% in only five years, but senior officials of that commercial bank and ...

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UNICEF helps Guyana assist Venezuelan refugees

Last Updated on Friday, 3 August 2018, 17:03 by Denis Chabrol The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday announced that it would be providing US$30,000 worth relief supplies to assist the Venezuelans who have been crossing the border in three administrative regions of Essequibo county. In a joint statement, UNICEF and the Civil Defence Commission said the supplies would ...

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Lusignan prison escape foiled

Last Updated on Friday, 3 August 2018, 12:07 by Denis Chabrol Prison guards have scuttled a plot by two murder accused to escape from the Lusignan Prison, leaving Prisons Director Gladwin Samuels baffled at how the prisoners got cutting equipment. ‘During security checks conducted, the discovery was made. One steel bar was discovered cut while attempts were being made to ...

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