Green Guyana Expo to be incorporated into Agri-Month

DPI, Guyana, Friday, October 12, 2018

The Ministry of Agriculture will be exploring green agriculture during the business summit of the Green Guyana Expo.

Chairperson of Green Guyana Expo, Eric Phillips.

Chairperson of the Expo’s planning committee, Eric Phillips, recently told the Department of Public Information (DPI), October 19 is designated as Green Guyana, Green Agriculture as the Ministry of Agriculture’s continues to observe Agriculture Month.

“So, for that particular panel, the Ministry of Agriculture will be inviting people who are involved in agriculture,” Phillips explained.

The Business Summit is scheduled for October 18-19 at the Princes Ramada Hotel. The summit is expected to be opened by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge and members of the diplomatic corps will be in attendance.

Phillips said the summit is targeting some 200 participants. There will be seven panels with experts from 16 countries discussing green energy, living and manufacturing, among other green initiatives.

“The way we’re organising it is somewhat different. We are not having parallel panels so the panels are sequential,” Phillips explained.

The Green Guyana Expo is scheduled for October 18-20 at the National Stadium tarmac, Providence, East Bank Demerara. 

Tiffny Rhodius.

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