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ESRI Supports Guyana's Low-Carbon Development Strategy
January 7th, 2010
In an effort to mitigate the effects of climate change, the South American nation of Guyana is developing the world's first national Low-Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) using enterprise geographic information system (GIS) technology and expertise from ESRI. The environmental technology company will provide Guyana with software for use in national carbon accounting and sustainable management of forests.
In a national announcement, Guyana's President Bharrat Jagdeo, described the goal of LCDS: "Our low-carbon strategy combats deforestation, a factor contributing to climate change, without slowing down national development or compromising our people's sovereignty over the...
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Source: Computer Weekly News (2010-01-07)