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Feasibility of a monitoring programme for the Guiana Shield Initiative

The Guiana Shield region contains more than 25% of the world’s tropical rainforests, most still in pristine condition. The Guiana Shield Initiative is working to preserve this ecologically important and unique area of the earth.

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2004
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Sustainable ecotourism in the Guiana shield region : a working document for the Guiana Shield Initiative

The Guiana Shield has 10-15% of the world’s freshwater reserves, a virtually uninterrupted stretch of 2.5 million km2 of tropical rainforests and biodiversity that exists only in this region.

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2004
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Pilot program to conserve the Brazilian rain forest [PPG-7] : possibilities for cooperation with the Guiana Shield Initiative

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2004
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Hydrology in the Guiana shield and possibilities for payment schemes

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2003
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Commercial non-timber forest products of the Guiana Shield : an inventory of commercial NTFP extraction and possibilities for sustainable harvesting

With 2.5 million square kilometers of largely intact tropical rainforest and savannah, 10-15% of the world’s fresh water reserves and an extremely rich and highly endemic biodiversity, the Guiana Shield ranks among the most important ecological regions in the world.

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2003
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The indigenous resguardos of Colombia : their contribution to conservation and sustainable forest use

Colombia’s policy on its indigenous people includes recognizing their rights relating to political and administrative autonomy, land tenure, education and health.

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2003
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