Tag: agriculture sector

Agri Minister addresses issues faced by Region Six farmers

Agri Minister addresses issues faced by Region Six farmers

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- 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

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- 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

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- 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

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- 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

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- 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

Hundreds of Region Five farmers receive cash grant

Hundreds of Region Five farmers receive cash grant

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- September 17, 2021

- Minister Edghill tells them it is not compensation but relief Minister of Public Works, Bishop Juan Edghill told farmers ... Read More

Agri. Minister commits to conducting urgent drainage works in Buxton/Friendship

Agri. Minister commits to conducting urgent drainage works in Buxton/Friendship

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 27, 2021

Farmers of the Buxton/Friendship, East Coast Demerara will soon benefit from much-needed upgrades to their communities’ drainage and irrigation system. ... Read More

‘We must be bold, aggressive in improving regional food security’ – President Ali

‘We must be bold, aggressive in improving regional food security’ – President Ali

Mikaila Prince Mikaila Prince- May 28, 2021

-at CARICOM Regional Dialogue on Food Security His Excellency, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali says the Caribbean must be bold and ... Read More

Reopening of sugar estates was not a political gimmick  – Min. Mustapha

Reopening of sugar estates was not a political gimmick – Min. Mustapha

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- September 12, 2020

-$5billion assigned to GuySuCo -closed estates to reopened, jobs to be created -$18.4billion allocated to agriculture sector The Guyana Sugar ... Read More

FAO hosts climate resiliency workshop

FAO hosts climate resiliency workshop

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 2, 2018

─ $40M for studies to build resilience in Agri-sector ─ University of Guyana/International Centre for Tropical Agriculture to conduct studies ... Read More

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