Tag: Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha

Agri. Ministry signs over $600M in contracts to further advance the sector

Agri. Ministry signs over $600M in contracts to further advance the sector

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- August 9, 2022

Today several agencies that form part of the Ministry of Agriculture signed 13 contracts totaling some $610 million. Representatives from ... Read More

Agri. Ministry commences training for agriculture survey for Regions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 10

Agri. Ministry commences training for agriculture survey for Regions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 10

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- August 5, 2022

-4,000 farmers targeted for pilot exercise On Friday, August 5, 2022, the Ministry of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Development ... Read More

Minister Mustapha assures Corentyne rice farmers that all access dams will be fixed

Minister Mustapha assures Corentyne rice farmers that all access dams will be fixed

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- August 4, 2022

─ says inclement weather affecting maintenance works Rice farmers from the #52 to #74 area on the Corentyne Coast, Region ... Read More

Santa Rosa farmers to benefit from improved breeds of swine, technical support from GLDA

Santa Rosa farmers to benefit from improved breeds of swine, technical support from GLDA

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- July 29, 2022

-NAREI to address issues faced by Waramuri farmers, villages to benefit from improved extension services   During a recent outreach to ... Read More

Major interventions to push agriculture in Manawarin Village

Major interventions to push agriculture in Manawarin Village

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- July 29, 2022

- ‘slash and burn’ farmers to benefit from soil tests, technical support - Agri. ministry to train, hire three additional ... Read More

Farmers to begin receiving fertiliser assistance soon – Min. Mustapha

Farmers to begin receiving fertiliser assistance soon – Min. Mustapha

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- July 25, 2022

-tender for fertiliser supply expected to be awarded before the end of the week-farmers assured that testing will be don’t ... Read More

WCB residents welcome commitments by Agri. Minister to improve drainage

WCB residents welcome commitments by Agri. Minister to improve drainage

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- July 24, 2022

-works scheduled to commence in one week to clear channels Residents of  Numbers Five, 28, 29 and 30 Villages on ... Read More

“Agriculture in a better position now because Gov’t understands the importance of the sector” – Min. Mustapha tells Reg. 7 farmers

“Agriculture in a better position now because Gov’t understands the importance of the sector” – Min. Mustapha tells Reg. 7 farmers

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- June 24, 2022

 - says gov’t ready to make resources available to advance agriculture in the region - encourages farmers to ramp up ... Read More

G/Town M&CC continues to neglect City’s drainage structure

G/Town M&CC continues to neglect City’s drainage structure

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- June 21, 2022

- several pumps, sluices without operators in the height of the rainy season Although the government has made several calls ... Read More

Minister Mustapha engages Essequibo rice farmers, fisherfolk as government prepares to roll out assistance programmes

Minister Mustapha engages Essequibo rice farmers, fisherfolk as government prepares to roll out assistance programmes

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- June 10, 2022

- says no cash will be given to rice farmers, nonpartisan committee to assist with verification processes - two weeks ... Read More

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