Ticuna fishermen early morning on the Amazon River. IMAGE CREDIT: Mauricio Velez-Dominguez Increased funding for forest communities can transform global
As our rainforest protection program scales up throughout the region, a chance for exponential gains.
Guyana’s indigenous peoples are pushing for revisions to the Amerindian Act, the federal law that outlines their rights. Proposed changes include the right to collective territory, and upholding indigenous groups’ land titling to fight extractive industries.
In 2009, the governments of Norway and Guyana struck a deal aimed at reducing deforestation across Guyana. Rainforest Foundation US and our partners weigh in on the deal’s progress.