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Ministry of Natural Resources convenes Mid-year Sector Review-Notes successes, challenges and remains keen on creating synergies and supporting growth.

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Minister Trotman receives Committee of Inquiry (CoI) report into recent mining pit collapse and death of Miner Reynold Williams.

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Ministry of Public Health gets boost to fight Zika from Ministry of Natural Resources.

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Team of Mexican Oil and Gas Experts in Guyana on Scoping Mission

Guyana Delegation heads to Norway for Oslo REDD Exchange 2016 –     Other in-country meetings to advance Guyana’s Green Economy vision also planned.

Georgetown, Guyana ( June 10, 2016) – A delegation led by Minister of Natural Resources, Honourable Raphael Trotman heads to the Kingdom of Norway to attend the Oslo REDD Exchange 2016. The forum which is being held  from June 14-15, 2016 will bring together high level representatives from around the world to exchange ideas, experiences […]

Ministry of Natural Resources convenes Mid-year Sector Review-Notes successes, challenges and remains keen on creating synergies and supporting growth.

Georgetown, Guyana (June 7, 2016)-On Saturday June 4, 2016 the Ministry of Natural Resources held its mid-year sector review of the Ministry’s work programme, and the Agencies which fall under its purview, namely: Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC), Guyana Gold Board (GGB), Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Parks Commission and […]

Minister Trotman receives Committee of Inquiry (CoI) report into recent mining pit collapse and death of Miner Reynold Williams.

  Georgetown, Guyana (June 9, 2016)- Minister of Natural Resources, Honourable Raphael Trotman, on June 9, 2016, received the final report of the Committee of Inquiry (CoI) which was completed by Major General (retd) Joe Singh into the collapse of a mining pit at Konawaruk, Mahdia, Potaro mining district #2, leading to the death of […]

Ministry of Public Health gets boost to fight Zika from Ministry of Natural Resources.

Georgetown, Guyana (June 15, 2016) On Monday June 13, 2016, Minister within the Ministry of Natural Resources, Honourable Simona Broomes presented 5 fogging machines to Dr. Horace Cox, Director of Vector Control Services at the Ministry of Public Health. The donation was made by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) through the Ministry of […]

Team of Mexican Oil and Gas Experts in Guyana on Scoping Mission

Georgetown, Guyana (June 20, 2016) – A team of experts from the Mexican Petroleum Institute (IMP) is in Guyana to initiate discussions for the provision of technical support in developing Guyana’s emerging oil and gas sector. The team which comprises Deputy Director General, Mr. Rafael Ramos Palmeros, Senior Advisor to the Director General, Mr. Gustavo […]

Draft Wildlife Conservation and Management Bill

The Government of Guyana through the Ministry of Natural Resources further signaled its intent to make Wildlife conservation and management a top priority when Minister of Natural Resources, Honourable Raphael Trotman tabled the Wildlife Conservation and Management Bill for approval in Parliament in May 2016, The bill, when approved will pave the way for the […]

PRESS RELEASE: Ministry of Natural Resources saddened by death of miner in mining pit collapse accident – Visit and Committee of Inquiry (COI) planned to fully investigate the matter.

Georgetown, Guyana (May 30, 2016)-It is with deep regret that the Ministry of Natural Resources learnt of the unfortunate mining pit accident which resulted in the death of 18-year old Ramal Williams. According to a police report, about 18:00hrs on Sunday, May 29, 2016, Williams of 58 Miles, Mabura Road, was working in a mining […]

Ministry of Natural Resources unveils plans for World Environment Day 2016 – Reinforces its commitment to support all efforts to conserve and protect Guyana’s wildlife.

Georgetown, Guyana (June 1,2016)- On June 5, 2016, World Environment Day (WED) will be celebrated in Guyana under the theme “Fight against the Illegal Trade in Wildlife”. The main objective of World Environment Day 2016 is to highlight the illegal trade in wildlife and raise awareness and articulate action that can lead to strengthened systems […]

Ministers of Government conclude successful visit to the ExxonMobil Campus Headquarters in Houston, Texas, USA from April 28 – 30, 2016

Georgetown, Guyana (May 6, 2016)-Following on the historic discovery of a significant deposit of hydrocarbons off the coast of Guyana by ExxonMobil in 2015, Government has held several continuing engagements with ExxonMobil officials. As preparations are being made to develop the Liza1 well for eventual production, a ministerial visit was proposed to the company’s new […]

Ministry of Natural Resources supports cleanup effort in Bartica, Essequibo, Region 9 -Four more communities to benefit

Georgetown, Guyana (May 2, 2016)-On April 27, 2016, the Ministry of Natural Resources commenced the second initiative under its “A Clean Environment” Project by providing support to Bartica, Essequibo, Region 7. Bartica was selected as the first of the new towns set to benefit from this initiative that is designed to support the communitities as […]