The Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) is responsible for the administration and management of all State Forest Land in Guyana. In addition it has the remit to advise the Minister on issues of forest policy, forestry laws and regulations. It is responsible for overeseeing all forestry concessions from initial granting to monitoring and enforcement.
The GFC has been at the forefront of the development of a national Monitoring, Reporting and Verification System leading the formation of the Monitoring, Reporting and Verification System Roadmap and at the forefront of Guyana's developments under the Forest Carbon Parternship Facility. The GFC houses the dedicated REDD Secretariat.