Category: Ministry of Agriculture

Agri. Minister, fisherfolk meet to discuss issues plaguing fisheries sector

Agri. Minister, fisherfolk meet to discuss issues plaguing fisheries sector

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 24, 2021

Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha on Wednesday, met with stakeholders within the fisheries sector to discuss some of the issues faced ... Read More

NAREI’s extension officers undergoing training to operate new data collection system

NAREI’s extension officers undergoing training to operate new data collection system

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- November 23, 2021

Several extension officers of the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) are currently undergoing training to operate the new ... Read More

Guyana’s food sector performing well amidst pandemic effects

Guyana’s food sector performing well amidst pandemic effects

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- November 22, 2021

The PPP/C Government remains resolute at ensuring citizens continue to benefit from sustainable food security and nutritious food amidst the ... Read More

Guyana only Caribbean nation with fully integrated hydromet service – Agri Minister

Guyana only Caribbean nation with fully integrated hydromet service – Agri Minister

Beauty Razack Beauty Razack- November 21, 2021

Outlining Guyana’s current efforts towards building resilience and attaining sustainable development, Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha said that Guyana is ... Read More

Participating Member States, Regional Organizations meet to discuss progress made by Ministerial Task Force

Participating Member States, Regional Organizations meet to discuss progress made by Ministerial Task Force

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 20, 2021

On Friday, during the fourth sitting of the Special Ministerial Taskforce (MTF), which was set up to advancing the agri-food ... Read More

Guyana’s Agri. Minister elected as Chair of 61st Session of the Caribbean Meteorological Council

Guyana’s Agri. Minister elected as Chair of 61st Session of the Caribbean Meteorological Council

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 18, 2021

Today, Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha was elected to serve as the Chairman of the 61st Session of the Caribbean Meteorological ... Read More

“Access to reliable weather, water information could save lives, livelihoods” – Minister Mustapha

“Access to reliable weather, water information could save lives, livelihoods” – Minister Mustapha

Beauty Razack Beauty Razack- November 18, 2021

─ at 61st Session of the Caribbean Meteorological Council Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha, M.P, said Guyana is cognisant that ... Read More

Agri. Minister engages Region Two farmers over high fertilizer costs

Agri. Minister engages Region Two farmers over high fertilizer costs

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 18, 2021

-tells farmers recent intervention resulted in a reduction in fertilizer cost by 10% and 18% Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha on ... Read More

Agriculture Ministry condemns theft of winches from critical sluices in Region Three

Agriculture Ministry condemns theft of winches from critical sluices in Region Three

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 15, 2021

Region Three’s Regional Officials have reported that on Saturday, November 13, 2021 sometime in the evening, the winch that is ... Read More

Approximately $127M in flood-relief grants to be distributed in Region One

Approximately $127M in flood-relief grants to be distributed in Region One

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 14, 2021

- Close to 1,500 set to benefit from two-day distribution exercise Approximately $127 million in flood-relief grants will be distributed ... Read More

Extension officers to receive updated training from GSA as Agri. Ministry works to revamp extension services

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 12, 2021

- curriculum to be developed by mid-2022 The Ministry of Agriculture, in an effort to revamp the operations of the ... Read More

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