Tag: Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)

Guyana celebrates VPA forestry initialling

Guyana celebrates VPA forestry initialling

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 30, 2018

Georgetown, Guyana — (November 30, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, last evening, said that the signing of the ... Read More

‘Regional approach needed to tackle land issues’

‘Regional approach needed to tackle land issues’

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 15, 2018

-Minister of State says at UNCCD capacity building workshop Georgetown, Guyana — (October 15, 2018) There is need for the ... Read More

ICT is an important national development instrument, will stimulate economies  -President Granger says at opening of ICT Roadshow

ICT is an important national development instrument, will stimulate economies -President Granger says at opening of ICT Roadshow

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 9, 2018

Georgetown, Guyana – (July 9, 2018) President David Granger said that Information Communications Technology (ICT) is a functional and practical response ... Read More

Increased acreage of land for breadfruit production imminent

Increased acreage of land for breadfruit production imminent

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 3, 2018

Within the next two years at least 30 acres of lands in Regions Four, Five, Seven and 10 will be ... Read More

First Lady, FAO meet to scale-up school feeding programme

First Lady, FAO meet to scale-up school feeding programme

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 9, 2018

Georgetown, Guyana – (May 9, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, received a courtesy call from Representative of the Food and ... Read More

Minister of Agriculture Noel Holder joins other Agri. Ministers in Norway to address overfishing

Minister of Agriculture Noel Holder joins other Agri. Ministers in Norway to address overfishing

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 2, 2017

The effective implementation of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Port State Measures Agreement requires sound policy, legal and institutional ... Read More

Holistic framework needed to combat climate change – Minister Holder tells regional training workshop

Holistic framework needed to combat climate change – Minister Holder tells regional training workshop

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 17, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Wednesday, May 17, 2017 A two- day regional workshop was today, launched to strengthen the capacity of national ... Read More

Region Six agri programme could help reduce poverty

Region Six agri programme could help reduce poverty

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 31, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Friday, March 31, 2017 Key government ministries and a number of support agencies have pledged their continued support ... Read More

Students of Bina Hill Institute call on President at State House

Students of Bina Hill Institute call on President at State House

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 9, 2016

Georgetown, Guyana – (December 9, 2016) President David Granger, today, met with students of the Bina Hill Institute at State ... Read More

NAREI aiming to increase breadfruit cultivation

NAREI aiming to increase breadfruit cultivation

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 12, 2016

Georgetown GINA, August 12, 2016 The National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) recently acquired over 1,000 breadfruit seedlings to ... Read More

Agriculture must be seen as a tool to tackle youth unemployment across Caribbean – Minister Holder- as  GSA graduates 156

Agriculture must be seen as a tool to tackle youth unemployment across Caribbean – Minister Holder- as  GSA graduates 156

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 6, 2016

Georgetown, GINA, August 6, 2016 The push for more youths to join the agricultural sector resonated again yesterday when Minister ... Read More

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