Tag: agriculture sector

Shade house initiative continues to thrive with youth involvement

Shade house initiative continues to thrive with youth involvement

- June 14, 2022

While agriculture is a major source of employment in Guyana, traditionally, older citizens take on the responsibility of farming whether ... Read More

Sustained commitment, innovation necessary to drive region’s agri-food sector – Minister Mustapha

Sustained commitment, innovation necessary to drive region’s agri-food sector – Minister Mustapha

- May 22, 2022

Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha, M.P. Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha, M.P. said in order to further drive the agri-food ... Read More

Coconut export earned $2.5 billion in the last year – Agriculture Minister

Coconut export earned $2.5 billion in the last year – Agriculture Minister

- May 17, 2022

Guyana’s rapidly growing coconut industry is fueled by many advantages such as vast farm lands, favourable climate, human resources and ... Read More

Agri Investment forum, expo to see participation of 13 major donor agencies

Agri Investment forum, expo to see participation of 13 major donor agencies

- May 16, 2022

─ 250 exhibitors on board More than a dozen donor agencies have indicated their interest in participating in Guyana’s premier ... Read More

275 additional shade houses to be constructed

275 additional shade houses to be constructed

- May 16, 2022

─ as Gov’t expands initiative Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha M.P, said the President’s shade house initiative has been so ... Read More

Agri Minister addresses issues faced by Region Six farmers

Agri Minister addresses issues faced by Region Six farmers

- January 16, 2022

Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha, M.P., on Saturday met with farmers on the East Bank of Berbice, where he addressed ... Read More

$407.2 M expended for development of livestock industry in first half of 2021

$407.2 M expended for development of livestock industry in first half of 2021

- October 20, 2021

Of the $806 million allocated to the Guyana Livestock Development Authority (GLDA), $407.2 million was expended by the first half ... Read More

Hogg island farmers get flood relief grant to resuscitate farming

Hogg island farmers get flood relief grant to resuscitate farming

- October 8, 2021

Minister of Culture Youth and Sport, Charles Ramson Jr., MP, on Friday said the Government’s flood relief grant may not ... Read More

Gov’t determined to restore agri in the hinterland – Minister Sukhai

Gov’t determined to restore agri in the hinterland – Minister Sukhai

- October 6, 2021

The PPP/C Government is focusing on rebuilding the agriculture sector in the hinterland, after the unprecedented countrywide flooding that devastated ... Read More

Agri sector set for rapid take-off, foreign investments increasing – Minister Mustapha

- September 27, 2021

Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha, MP, said the local agriculture sector is attracting a lot of interest, noting that Guyana ... Read More

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