Guyana delegation makes pitch for restoration of greenheart exports to UK

GFC Chairman Jocelyn Dow (right) and others at the meeting. (MNR photo)

The Guyana Government, along with representatives from the forestry sector, have made a “strong case” for the greenheart import restrictions by the United Kingdom (UK) to be lifted, the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) says.

According to a press release from the Ministry, a Guyanese delegation comprising the Guyana Forestry Commission’s (GFC) Chairman of the Board, Jocelyn Dow and EU-FLEGT Secretariat Head, Kenny David; along with others  made a case and a combined presentation to Andy Powell of the UK Environment Agency (EA) and Clare Marsden of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) for the lifting of the import ban that was placed in early 2015…..

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