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The construction of a $28M Protected Areas Commission’s (PAC) Head Office will soon commence and is expected to be completed by the end of the year. The building at Thomas Lands, which currently houses the National Parks Commission (NPC), will be extended and upgraded to accommodate the PAC’s Head Office.Under the Protected Areas Act, 2011, the NPC will eventually cease being an independent entity and instead its functions will be absorbed by the PAC, the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment said yesterday.Contracts for the construction and supervision of works for the Head Office  were signed yesterday between the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),Adidas Mattias Ekholm Jersey, and Satar Mohamed and Son Construction and Hardware Supplies; and Innovative Engineering Consultancy Services,NFL Jerseys China, respectively.Representatives of EPA, the Protected Areas Commission, Natural Resources Ministry and the German Development Bank (KfW) shortly after the signing yesterday.Germany’s involvement through the Guyana Protected Areas System Project started in 2004 with Phase I, the Ministry said yesterday.The PAC’s Head Office is being built under Phase II of the Guyana Protected Areas System (GPAS) Project, funded by the German Government through the German Development Bank (KfW). The project is being implemented by the EPA,Cheap China Jerseys, under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. The EPA is being assisted with implementation of the GPAS Project, by GFA Consulting Group.A US$ 6.2M agreement for Phase III of the Project was recently agreed between the Governments of Germany and Guyana. Implementation of this phase will commence next year.The PAC was established following the enactment of the Protected Areas Act in 2011, to provide protection and conservation of Guyana’s natural heritage and capital through the coordination and management of the National Protected Areas System (NPAS). Four protected areas – Kaieteur National Park, Shell Beach, Kanuku Mountains and Iwokrama – have so far been designated and constitute the NPAS system.Meanwhile, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Guianas signed a $4M one-year co-financing grant agreement with the EPA that will contribute to the development of body’s enforcement arm.The Environmental Protection Act established the EPA and sets out mechanisms for its functioning. Among the various functions, the EPA is required to take steps as necessary for the effective management, conservation, protection and sustainable use of its natural resources,Cheap NHL Jerseys Adidas, and additionally to develop and enforce relevant supporting environmental regulations, the Ministry said. The Act provides for prosecutions in a court of summary jurisdiction with respect to offences under the Act, but not the power of arrest, issue warrants or charges.The Ministry stated that over the years, Guyana has experienced tremendous growth,Cheap Authentic Jerseys Online, particularly in its extractive and industrial sectors, and with this significant threats and pressures to the natural environment have been evident, highlighting the need for better enforcement.Since its establishment, the need for stronger legislation to address non-compliance with the Act and its supporting regulations was very evident, the Ministry pointed out.The partnership with WWF-Guianas on the short-term project to develop compliance and enforcement regulations,China Adidas Hockey Jerseys, will also see benefits to the mining sector also.  The project specifically involves contracting a legal expert to develop the Compliance and Enforcement Regulations, and to provide a sensitization training session with officers of the agency and relevant national stakeholders.
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