Category: Ministry of Agriculture

Much anticipated Agri-Investment Forum, Expo opens tomorrow

Much anticipated Agri-Investment Forum, Expo opens tomorrow

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- May 18, 2022

The inaugural Agri-Investment Forum and Expo will officially open on Thursday, attracting a number of regional leaders, as well as ... Read More

Coconut export earned $2.5 billion in the last year – Agriculture Minister

Coconut export earned $2.5 billion in the last year – Agriculture Minister

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 17, 2022

Guyana’s rapidly growing coconut industry is fueled by many advantages such as vast farm lands, favourable climate, human resources and ... Read More

Industrial hemp bill tabled in parliament

Industrial hemp bill tabled in parliament

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- May 17, 2022

Government is keen on achieving its target of providing 50,000 jobs by 2025. With thousands already created in the housing, ... Read More

Agri Investment forum, expo to see participation of 13 major donor agencies

Agri Investment forum, expo to see participation of 13 major donor agencies

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 16, 2022

─ 250 exhibitors on board More than a dozen donor agencies have indicated their interest in participating in Guyana’s premier ... Read More

275 additional shade houses to be constructed

275 additional shade houses to be constructed

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 16, 2022

─ as Gov’t expands initiative Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha M.P, said the President’s shade house initiative has been so ... Read More

Brackish water shrimp production earns $153M for first three months of 2022

Brackish water shrimp production earns $153M for first three months of 2022

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- May 13, 2022

The ongoing brackish water shrimp production along the Corentyne Coast has earned some $153 million, after the production of some ... Read More

Investors from Israel, Ghana, Cameroon ready for Agri-Investment Forum, Expo

Investors from Israel, Ghana, Cameroon ready for Agri-Investment Forum, Expo

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- May 9, 2022

International investors from Israel, Ghana and Cameroon are ready to travel to Guyana for the first ever Agri-Investment Forum and ... Read More

$46.3M seed paddy dryer, pre-cleaner for Black Bush Polder farmers

$46.3M seed paddy dryer, pre-cleaner for Black Bush Polder farmers

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- May 9, 2022

A $46.3 million 10-tonne seed paddy dryer and pre-cleaner will soon be accessible to a number of rice famers within ... Read More

Min. Mustapha says Gov’t monitoring drainage systems to mitigate flooding

Min. Mustapha says Gov’t monitoring drainage systems to mitigate flooding

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 7, 2022

NDIA to address issues of clogged drains in Port Mourant & other neighbouring communities on the Corentyne Coast Agriculture Minister, ... Read More

NAREI signs MOU with WUSC to advance training among women and youths in climate-smart agricultural practices

NAREI signs MOU with WUSC to advance training among women and youths in climate-smart agricultural practices

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 4, 2022

Today, the Ministry of Agriculture’s National Agriculture Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the ... Read More

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