Tag: Farmers

“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

“No politics in agriculture!” Minister Mustapha tells Region Seven farmers

“No politics in agriculture!” Minister Mustapha tells Region Seven farmers

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- June 22, 2022

- commits to supplying tillers, other inputs for farmers to improve their cultivation Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha has ... Read More

Minister Mustapha commissions $144.5 million in machinery to improve drainage in the Pomeroon

Minister Mustapha commissions $144.5 million in machinery to improve drainage in the Pomeroon

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- June 9, 2022

Farmers from communities along the Pomeroon River, Pomeroon-Supenaam (Region Two) are once again singing praises to the government, as yet ... Read More

Farm to market woes to soon be over for Berbice River farmers

Farm to market woes to soon be over for Berbice River farmers

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- June 3, 2022

The difficulties faced by hundreds of farmers along the Berbice River in getting their produce from farm to market will ... Read More

$250M in fertiliser support for Region Two farmers – VP

$250M in fertiliser support for Region Two farmers – VP

Stacy Carmichael Stacy Carmichael- May 25, 2022

Vice President, Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo today announced that farmers in Region Two will be receiving $250 million for the purchase ... Read More

Cash grant for Hinterland and Riverain areas – President Ali

Cash grant for Hinterland and Riverain areas – President Ali

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- May 17, 2022

-Announces measures to aid homebuilding and farming  His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali this afternoon announced several new measures that are expected ... Read More

President Ali announces $800M in cash grants, $1B in fertiliser for farmers, among new relief measures

President Ali announces $800M in cash grants, $1B in fertiliser for farmers, among new relief measures

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- May 16, 2022

President, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali on Monday announced $1.8 billion in relief measures for persons living in hinterland communities, as ... Read More

Contract signed for over $569 million to dredge Pomeroon River mouth

Contract signed for over $569 million to dredge Pomeroon River mouth

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- April 12, 2022

-Agriculture Ministry signs over $1.3 billion in contracts as part of 2022 work programme -Contracts signed for land leveling equipment ... Read More

Region Five residents laud Black Belly Sheep project

Region Five residents laud Black Belly Sheep project

Shaquawn Gill Shaquawn Gill- March 29, 2022

With the launching of the Black Belly Sheep Project on Sunday last, farmers, residents, and university students have praised the ... Read More

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