Darwin Initiative project launched in Guyana

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British High Commission hosts launch of project in Georgetown

At his residency in Bel Air, Georgetown, British High Commissioner Greg Quinn began the evening of presentations and video screenings, followed by project partners, and culminating with Minister of Indigenous Peoples Affairs, Sydney Allicock, emphasising the need for a national plan for traditional knowledge, a key output of the project.

Read media reports of the event here:

http://gina.gov.gy/integrating-traditional-knowledge-project-officially-launched/

http://demerarawaves.com/2017/09/05/guyanas-indigenous-amerindian-traditional-conservation-strategies-may-be-shared-with-guiana-shield/

http://www.inewsguyana.com/integrating-traditional-knowledge-project-officially-launched/

See article in Stabroek News:

Stabroek News Darwin Launch

 

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