Tag: fisheries

Decline in fish catches a global issue

Decline in fish catches a global issue

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- December 5, 2021

Guyana’s fisheries industry is not the only one battling with a decline in fish catches. Researchers have declared the concern ... Read More

EPA investigating oil spill claim offshore Guyana

EPA investigating oil spill claim offshore Guyana

Kemol King Kemol King- December 5, 2021

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Sunday that it is investigating claims of an oil spill offshore Guyana. The announcement ... Read More

Measures being put in place to ensure sustainable fishing industry

Measures being put in place to ensure sustainable fishing industry

Beauty Razack Beauty Razack- August 26, 2021

The Ministry of Agriculture has commenced engagements with the United States Economic Affairs Department to address some of the challenges ... Read More

Govt proposes $293M budget for fisheries, aquaculture industry

Govt proposes $293M budget for fisheries, aquaculture industry

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- February 16, 2021

The emerging Fisheries and Aquaculture Industry will see significant growth with the $293 million provision the Government has proposed in ... Read More

$40M in liabilities uncovered in Fisheries Department

$40M in liabilities uncovered in Fisheries Department

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- August 11, 2020

— Fisheries Advisory Board to be revamped — Minister working to rectify issues DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 On ... Read More

Fisheries Dept poised to help propel agri-sector

Fisheries Dept poised to help propel agri-sector

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- October 22, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Minister within the Ministry of Agriculture Hon. Valerie Adams-Yearwood said the Ministry’s Fisheries Department ... Read More

Agri-Minister pledges full support for fishermen 

Agri-Minister pledges full support for fishermen 

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 29, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Friday, June 29, 2018 In observance of Fisherfolk Day 2018, the Minister of Agriculture, Noel Holder maintained his ministry's ... Read More

Better outcomes expected at CRFM’s 11th Annual Ministerial council meeting

Better outcomes expected at CRFM’s 11th Annual Ministerial council meeting

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 19, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Friday, May 19, 2017 The 11th Annual Ministerial Council Meeting of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) will ... Read More

Agriculture sector shines though underperformance seen in some sectors

Agriculture sector shines though underperformance seen in some sectors

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 29, 2016

GINA, GUYANA, Thursday, December 29, 2016 The agriculture sector’s performance has been satisfactory despite the challenges that it has faced ... Read More

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