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Introduction to the state of Guyana’s forests

Today’s column concludes the ongoing presentation of background information on the global forest environment. The initial focus of this effort has been on trends pertaining to the first area of my coming discussion on the state of Guyana’s forest, which will be the size and rate of deforestation. The information,…

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The Wales situation

dr clive thomas, stabroek news Introduction: one-off As I have done over the past several years, I had intended, some time much later in the year, to devote a few columns to an update on the state of Guyana’s sugar industry. A number of readers, however, have been repeatedly urging…

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The bauxite industry in Guyana’s mineral export dependence

By Dr. Clive Thomas, Stabroek News, January 31 Introduction Last week’s column provided information for readers seeking a basic appreciation of the role the gold industry (Guyana’s leading mineral sub-sector), plays when assessing the pitfalls posed by its dependence on extractive industries. Today’s discussion provides similar information on the bauxite…

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The gold industry in Guyana’s mineral export dependence

By Dr. Clive Thomas, Stabroek News Introduction Today’s column continues the discussion of Guyana’s mineral resources extractive dependence. The focus is on the gold industry. The data provided last week show that gold is comfortably Guyana’s leading mineral export. Gold exports have earned, on average, US$350 million annually, during the…

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