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Biodiversity Mainstreaming through Avoided Deforestation

The Firm was subcontracted by the Conservation International Guyana Inc. (CIG) to provide socio-economic analyst for the Biodiversity Mainstreaming through Avoided Deforestation - Guyana Case Study (BMAD-GCS) Project (GY-T1058) funded by the Inter-American Development Bank.

In conjunction which other consultants, our duties included:


  1. Assisting the CIG in reviewing, analyzing and proposing policies and strategies in support of Guyana’s interest in deploying its ecosystem services for economic development,
  2. Supporting the CIG’s collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders to identify, analyse and report on all relevant national spatial and non-spatial datasets,
  3. Assisting with the monitoring and evaluating for the successful implementation of internal CIG team and external partner work plans to accomplish specific project deliverables related to mainstreaming of biodiversity conservation and climate change into development,
  4. Completing the relevant policy and institutional analyses for specific project deliverables related to mainstreaming of biodiversity conservation and climate change into development,
  5. Working with the CI climate policy team to provide input related to the UNFCCC and other international climate change policies that influence international rules and regulations that are related to Guyana’s circumstances particularly on REDD and adaptation, and
  6. Participating in CI’s Climate Change Network by providing advice, and supporting and promoting training in the area of carbon financing.


Duration: October 2008 to June, 2009

 

Alternative means of transportation during floods
Farmer moving cattle through flood waters
Flooding in Georgetown
Living with Climate Change in Guyana
 
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