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PRESS RELEASE: Government, UNDP commit to fulfillment of Guyana’s Rio Conventions’ obligations- Project document signed to formalize committment

Mid-sector-review

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.

Mexican-team

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

PRESS RELEASE: Guyanese Ministers and Technical Officers to participate in oil and gas mentorship programme- Exchange programme planned for July 4-8, 2016 in Uganda

Guyana continues preparations for the development of its oil and gas sector. Minister of Finance, Honourable Winston Jordan, and Minister of Natural Resources Honourable Raphael Trotman, will be part of a four-person delegation, along with Officers from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Guyana Geology and Mines Commission, participating in a programme being held in […]

Vacancies -Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The Environmental Protection Agency invites suitably qualified individuals to fill the following full time positions: 1. Human Resources Assistant – Administrative Division 2. Office Assistant – Administrative Division 3. Legal Assistant – Executive Director’s Office Remuneration: The EPA offers a competitive compensation package and working conditions. A detailed Terms of Reference can be downloaded from […]

PRESS RELEASE: Government, UNDP commit to fulfillment of Guyana’s Rio Conventions’ obligations- Project document signed to formalize committment

Georgetown, Guyana  ( July 14, 2016) – In an effort to better manage and implement the guidelines of the three Rio Conventions: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD), the Ministry of Natural Resources, Ministry of the Presidency […]

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 […]