Patrick Chesney, Chief Technical Advisor of the Guiana Shield Facility (GSF) met with Mark Wright, Regional Conservation Director of WWF Guianas on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at the GSF Secretariat in Georgetown.

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The visit by the new Regional Conservation Director who assumed the position on August 12, 2013 was to discuss areas of opportunities on transboundary initiatives involving collaborative management of protected areas and conservation- based territorial development. 
The WWF Guianas and GSF will work towards the development of the GSF as a multi-partner pilot program for promoting conservation and supporting sustainable development of the Guiana Shield ecoregion. Patrick Williams, Country Manager of WWF Guyana, accompanied Mark Wright to the meeting.