Tag: Agriculture Minister

Several emergency works to be put in place to ease flooding in Cookrite Savannah

Several emergency works to be put in place to ease flooding in Cookrite Savannah

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- June 4, 2022

Following a meeting with several cattle farmers from Black Bush Polder on the Corentyne Coast in Region Six, Agriculture Minister, ... Read More

Min. Mustapha says “single shared vision” needed to protect Caribbean Agriculture & Food Systems

Min. Mustapha says “single shared vision” needed to protect Caribbean Agriculture & Food Systems

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- May 31, 2022

Given the increasing impacts climate change continues to have on the regional agriculture sector, Agriculture Minister, Zulfikar Mustapha said there ... Read More

Min. Mustapha says Gov’t monitoring drainage systems to mitigate flooding

Min. Mustapha says Gov’t monitoring drainage systems to mitigate flooding

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- May 7, 2022

NDIA to address issues of clogged drains in Port Mourant & other neighbouring communities on the Corentyne Coast Agriculture Minister, ... Read More

$91M in machinery commissioned at MMA

$91M in machinery commissioned at MMA

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- April 23, 2022

The Mahaica Mahaicony Abary-Agriculture Development Authority (MMA-ADA) on Friday commissioned two long-reach excavators and one heavy-duty high-powered tractor totaling some ... Read More

Gov’t hosts LCDS 2030 stakeholder consultation in Region Five

Gov’t hosts LCDS 2030 stakeholder consultation in Region Five

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- April 13, 2022

-Min. Mustapha tells residents Strategy will stimulate future growth through clean energy and low carbon development The Government of Guyana ... Read More

Guyana to host 38th FAO Regional Conference in 2024

Guyana to host 38th FAO Regional Conference in 2024

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- April 5, 2022

Guyana will, in 2024, host the 38th session of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Conference for ... Read More

“SIDS are most affected and should make their voices heard” – Minister Mustapha on global climate change mitigation efforts

“SIDS are most affected and should make their voices heard” – Minister Mustapha on global climate change mitigation efforts

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- April 1, 2022

With many countries in this part of the region being the most affected by the devastating impacts of climate change, ... Read More

“We will continue to support the rice industry”  Min. Mustapha tells BBP farmers

“We will continue to support the rice industry” Min. Mustapha tells BBP farmers

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- March 12, 2022

Agriculture Minister, Zulfikar Mustapha met with rice farmers from Black Bush Polder, Corentyne, Region Six earlier today and assured them ... Read More

Gov’t working on additional legislation to strengthen Guyana’s food safety systems – Min. Mustapha

Gov’t working on additional legislation to strengthen Guyana’s food safety systems – Min. Mustapha

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- January 26, 2022

-says updated protocols needed to resume export of catfish to the US being finalized The government has, since taking office, ... Read More

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