Guyana/Suriname - Forest Partnership

Joint Team Europe Initiative between Guyana and Suriname.

The Transformational Potential includes:

  • Transition towards circular economy
  • Social improvements: poverty alleviation, good governance, human rights
  • Economic diversification

The Team Europe Proposal activities include:

  • Improved governance, i.e. transparency/accountability for the management of forest resources; Recognition of indigenous people land rights; Business environment; Enabling private investments, etc. 
  • Eco-tourism, i.e. Nature-based recovery solutions; Protection of biodiversity hotspots; Job creation for local communities
  • Forest carbon offsetting projects: Carbon-neutrality goals
  • Mangrove rehabilitation and conservation: Sustainable value-chains
  • Livelihood development, i.e. Improving sustainable forestry value chains & Work opportunities for indigenous people

Team Europe members

EU Member States

Other Team Europe Members

About Guyana/Suriname - Forest Partnership

Geographical area


Thematic priority

  • Green deal
  • Sustainable growth and jobs
  • Governance, Peace and Security


  • Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Climate Action
  • Life on Land
  • Peace and Justice Strong Institutions