Tag: Agriculture

Gov’t invites proposals for Environment, Social Impact assessment for new Demerara River bridge

Gov’t invites proposals for Environment, Social Impact assessment for new Demerara River bridge

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- March 3, 2021

The PPP/C Administration is advancing its plans to realise the construction of a new Demerara River bridge as a request ... Read More

Over $200M to improve marketing opportunities for farmers, agro-processors

Over $200M to improve marketing opportunities for farmers, agro-processors

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- February 28, 2021

The Ministry of Agriculture will be investing over $200 million to develop a robust marketing strategy to ensure farmers and ... Read More

CARICOM Heads working on action plan to boost agriculture in the Region – President Ali

CARICOM Heads working on action plan to boost agriculture in the Region – President Ali

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- February 25, 2021

His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali says the CARICOM Heads of Government are actively working on an action plan to ... Read More

Flood affected Pomeroon farmers receive fertilisers, other chemicals from Agri. Ministry

Flood affected Pomeroon farmers receive fertilisers, other chemicals from Agri. Ministry

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 6, 2021

Farmers from the Pomeroon who were adversely affected by prolonged flooding over the past few weeks today received assistance in ... Read More

Agri. Ministry partners with IICA to develop first ever bio-fortified rice variety in the Caribbean

Agri. Ministry partners with IICA to develop first ever bio-fortified rice variety in the Caribbean

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 6, 2021

- zinc, other minerals added In Guyana and the Caribbean, rice is considered a versatile staple and is a key ... Read More

Agri. Minister to address issues in Big/Little Biaboo

Agri. Minister to address issues in Big/Little Biaboo

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 6, 2021

On Friday last, Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha met scores of farmers from Big and Little Biaboo in an effort to ... Read More

NAREI helping Wakenaam farmers to better manage pests and diseases

NAREI helping Wakenaam farmers to better manage pests and diseases

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 5, 2021

- reducing infestation whilst increasing production Wakenaam is being positioned to be a major contributor to food production in Guyana. ... Read More

Region 10 Amerindian communities receive $92M from COVID-19 fund

Region 10 Amerindian communities receive $92M from COVID-19 fund

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- February 1, 2021

Toshaos across Region 10, on Monday, welcomed a $92 million injection into their local economies through the Government’s one-off COVID-19 ... Read More

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