Category: Ministry of Agriculture

GuySuCo to undergo expansive revamping with $5B allocation -Minister Mustapha

GuySuCo to undergo expansive revamping with $5B allocation -Minister Mustapha

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- September 17, 2020

- APNU+AFC’s own $100M COI showed closure of sugar estates not feasible Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha says the ... Read More

GuySuCo Board appointed; Pravinchandra Dave to Chair

GuySuCo Board appointed; Pravinchandra Dave to Chair

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- September 16, 2020

The Government of Guyana has appointed the Board of Directors of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo), which will be chaired ... Read More

Statement by Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha, Minister of Agriculture

Statement by Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha, Minister of Agriculture

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 15, 2020

Financial Analyst Mr. Sasenarine Singh has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (ag) of the Guyana Sugar Corporation ( GuySuCo) effective  ... Read More

Discussions advancing on estates reopening – MP Narine

Discussions advancing on estates reopening – MP Narine

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- September 15, 2020

-electricity production, other prospects being explored for sugar industry Some $5billion has been earmarked in the 2020 National Budget for ... Read More

Conditional survey on GuySuCo to be completed in two weeks

Conditional survey on GuySuCo to be completed in two weeks

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- September 14, 2020

-Minister Mustapha −report for Cabinet before funding   The Government intends to reopen the Enmore, Rose Hall and Skeldon sugar ... Read More

Reopening of sugar estates was not a political gimmick  – Min. Mustapha

Reopening of sugar estates was not a political gimmick – Min. Mustapha

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- September 12, 2020

-$5billion assigned to GuySuCo -closed estates to reopened, jobs to be created -$18.4billion allocated to agriculture sector The Guyana Sugar ... Read More

Amidst the crisis and fear, a passport to the future

Amidst the crisis and fear, a passport to the future

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 11, 2020

In many countries, it has been the only sector that has continued to operate without interruption during the pandemic. Despite ... Read More

Budget 2020 creates an environment for farmers to boost production

Budget 2020 creates an environment for farmers to boost production

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- September 11, 2020

- MP Seeraj pleased Gov’t has given tax breaks to farmers Member of Parliament and General Secretary of the Guyana ... Read More

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