Finance Minister seeking funding to reinvigorate Agri sector

Senior Minister of Finance Dr. Ashni Singh, today, began discussions with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to source funding to reinvigorate the agricultural sector.

Senior Minister of Finance Dr. Ashni Singh, Head of the Project Cycle Management Division (PCMD), Mr. Tarachand Balgobin and PCMD’s Senior Economics and Financial Analyst Ms. Ronette Hetsberger-Murray

The virtual meeting was held with IFAD Country Director Ms. Maija Peltola in the Ministry’s Boardroom.

IFAD Country Director Ms. Maija Peltola

The Government has committed to continuing investments in the non-oil sectors since taking office. Guyana’s agricultural sector accounts for more than 20 per cent of its gross domestic product.

Head of the Project Cycle Management Division (PCMD), Mr. Tarachand Balgobin and PCMD’s Senior Economics and Financial Analyst Ms. Ronette Hetsberger-Murray also attended the meeting.

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