Tag: food security

$219M contract signed for supply of tablets for Census 2022 data collection

$219M contract signed for supply of tablets for Census 2022 data collection

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- June 30, 2022

The Bureau of Statistics and Digital Technologies Group of Companies Inc today, June 29, 2022 signed a GYD$219,784,200 contract for ... Read More

Region Three farmers to have greater market access with wharf to be constructed at Hubu

Region Three farmers to have greater market access with wharf to be constructed at Hubu

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- June 26, 2022

There will soon be improved accessibility for farmers along the Essequibo River to get their produce to the mainland in ... 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

Gov’t supports Karasabai farmers to expand production

Gov’t supports Karasabai farmers to expand production

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- June 8, 2022

Forty-five families in Karasabai, Region Nine are planning to increase their agriculture production after receiving assistance from government. The Ministry ... Read More

Region 9 has potential to become CARICOM’s food capital – Agri Minister

Region 9 has potential to become CARICOM’s food capital – Agri Minister

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 24, 2022

The Government of Guyana continues to invest heavily in the agriculture sector, in areas like large-scale vegetable and livestock production, ... Read More

CARICOM agro-market could produce multi-millionaires – Antigua & Barbuda PM

CARICOM agro-market could produce multi-millionaires – Antigua & Barbuda PM

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 23, 2022

The potential for large-scale agriculture production to supply Caribbean countries exist in Guyana and neighbouring Brazil, and Antigua and Barbuda’s ... Read More

Guyana, Brazil pursuing greater collaboration on agriculture, food security

Guyana, Brazil pursuing greater collaboration on agriculture, food security

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- May 8, 2022

Guyana and neighbouring Brazil are aggressively working to fully operationalise their Agreement on Cooperation and Facilitation of Investment (CFI), to ... Read More

Guyana and Brazil agree on actionable framework – President Ali

Guyana and Brazil agree on actionable framework – President Ali

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- May 7, 2022

– Countries ink treaties to enhance cooperation in legal areas His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali announced that Guyana and Brazil have ... Read More

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