Monthly Archives: March 2014

Injunction granted to miner against Kako toshao discharged March 26, 2014

Injunction granted to miner against Kako toshao discharged March 26, 2014 · By Staff Writer ·

Justice Sandra Kurtzious yesterday discharged an injunction granted in September 2012 to miner Belina… Continue reading

The Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) – appalled upon learning of the signing of the land titling and demarcation agreement

On Monday October 21, 2013 the Government of Guyana and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a contract for the Amerindian Land Titling Project under the Guyana/Norway Guyana REDD Investment Fund (GRIF) arrangement. This signing took place during the opening session of the Seventh Annual Meeting of the National Toshaos Council and is heralded by President Donald Ramotar as fulfilling a promise made to the Amerindian people in the PPP’s manifesto. Continue reading

Vacancy: Policy Advisor for the Amerindian Peoples Association

Job title: Policy Advisor Guyana FLEGT VPA

Start date: 24 March 2014

Salary: 174,000 gross

Summary of position:

The Amerindian Peoples Association is seeking a highly motivated, driven and committed individual to fill the position of FLEGT Policy Advisor to work with its project, “Promoting the effective participation of indigenous peoples in the FLEGT Voluntary Partnership Agreement process in Guyana”. This project is being funded under the European Union’s programme “Supporting the participation of civil society organizations and the national private sector federations/entities in FLEGT VPA-related activities – Guyana component”and will run for two years beginning in 2014. Continue reading