The general objective of the Program is to provide support to the Government of Guyana in the process of developing and implementing its REDD+ Strategy.
The specific objectives of the Program are the following: (i) enforce forest‐related policies to improve institutional governance in the forest sector; (ii) improve knowledge and understanding of sustainable forest management at community level to improve forest protection and conservation; and (iii) build national capacities in technical key areas to foster forest planning and monitoring.
To achieve its objectives, the Program will finance consulting and training services to implement the following three (3) components: 1. National Forest Policy Framework 2. Forest Resources Assessment and Resources Management at Community Level 3. Institutional Strengthening of Guyana Forestry Commission.
The Program will be executed by the Guyana Forestry Commission.