National development is of utter importance for countries like Guyana where social and economic needs take precedence over anything else. To reconcile the world's need for forests to kept be intact then Guyana should make deforestation a complementary objective to enhance national development. The paper Creating Incentives to Avoid Deforestation is focussed on how the UNFCCC process can create the incentives to make this complementarity possible.
Produced in 2010 Guyana's REDD+ Governance Development Plan indicated key activities to be carried out, time-frame for implementation and lead agencies responsible for each of the indicated activities. The June 2011 version of the REDD+ Governance Development Plan provides updates from the previous version and it includes progress made on improving forest governance during 2009 and 2010.
Guyana Environmental Protection Agency, Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Guyana's National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (2012-2020) was prepared through a process involving extensive desk research of documents, meetings with key sector stakeholders, international and national NGOs, the private sector and a national consultation exercise. The plan sets out the vision, the roles, the duties and obligations of the state and its citizens and actions to protect, conserve, use sustainably and share equitably the benefits arising from biodiversity.
Global Environment Facility (GEF), Guyana Environmental Protection Agency, United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Prepared to present it to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD) Guyana's Fifth National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity covers the period 2011 to 2014 and describes actions taken by Guyana to conserve and sustainably manage its diversity and how these actions are contributing to the achievement of the UNBCD strategic goals and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets of the updated strategic plan for biodiversity 2011-2020.
UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
The report Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) Nepal Programme Framework entails Nepal's situation analysis that is expected to help PEI's objectives to integrate climate change and environmental aspects into national and local level planning. It includes key outputs and activities carried out by PEI to integrate pro-poor environmental measures in national planning, budgeting, and monitoring processes.
Promulgated by the Royal Government of Cambodia Cambodia Climate Change Strategic Plan 2014-2023 (CCCSP) is the first-ever national policy document responding to the climate change issues the country is facing. It reflects Cambodia's political will, firm commitment, and readiness for the reduction of climate change impacts on national development.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Global Environment Facility (GEF)
The report Jordan's Second Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on the Climate Change (UNFCCC) reflects the most comprehensive outlook about climate change in Jordanian context, the efforts made to address the climate change and its impacts. The report provides an insight into Jordan's emissions mitigation opportunities, and vulnerability and adaptative capacity to climate change.
2015 Report on the State of the Environment in China gives a summary of environmental protection status in China. It provides information on atmospheric, freshwater, marine, forest, acoustic, radiation, grassland, and natural and ecological environment. The current state of the energy and transport sector is also included in this report.
Mauritius Strategic Plan (2016-02020) for the Food Crops, Livestock and Forestry Sectors sets out the goals and objectives to be attained over the next five years to improve the level of food security and food safety and promote a more sustainable agriculture.