The project targets efforts to preserve the largest contiguous tropical forest complex in the world in three countries with areas located within the so-called Guiana Shield (Guyana, Surinam and Brazil). To this end, the project supports comprehensive conservation area management in the Brazilian states of Amapá and Pará. In Guyana and Surinam, inventory analyses are being conducted to quantify carbon, biodiversity and deforestation factors to provide a foundation for developing national REDD demonstration projects.
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Support the development of a harmonized national land policy and legislative framework and strengthened capacity of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC), and partner Ministries and agencies through: the design and development of an integrated and robust spatial data infrastructure and open-data geospatial information system to support improved land administration, enhanced governance of tenure, as well as improved technical support services and mechanisms to encourage adoption of sustainable and climate-smart land use systems and management practices including application and enfo
A systematic management of resources is used for the increase of climate resilience and as an instrument for sustainable development in selected CARICOM-states.
A global programme that benefits poor forest-dependent people by supporting governance and market reforms aimed at reducing the illegal use of forest resources and promoting sustainable growth in developing countries. One of its main intended outcomes is to supports adopting and implementing pro-poor land tenure reforms at national level
The objective is to address environmental sustainability of regional development as well as the need to review planning legislation and improve planning methodologies taking into account the needs of all groups in the community.