WWF Guianas hosts International CMRV Workshop
The workshop was held at Roraima’s Arrow Point Resort, where the participants had easy access to forests in which to demonstrate the innovative techniques and equipment being shared
The workshop was launched on Saturday, August 23rd, with welcoming remarks from:
- Rawle Lewis, the Guyana Forestry Commission’s Deputy Commissioner for Resources Management;
- Gerald Gouveia, the owner of Arrow Point;
- Chuck Hutchinson, WWF Guiana’s REDD+ Lead; and
- Naikoa Aguilar-Amuchastegui, of WWF’s Forest and Climate Programme.
Participants came from over a dozen countries, including Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, Nepal, the United States, Great Britain, Austria, and Holland. Guyanese participants represented the Guyana Forestry Commission, WWF Guyana, the NRDDB, and Iwokrama.