Opinion DT 1 / 2013

How aid officials were sidelined in the Norway-Guyana forest deal

Guyana was an odd choice for Norway for a NOK 1.5 billion climate forest partnership. Norway had no prior experience with the country. Corruption was known to be rife. There are no Norwegian diplomats stationed in Georgetown.

Heidi Bade

Heidi Bade is Research Fellow at Fridtjof Nansen Institute. 

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