Tag: GLDA

GLDA’s $14M animal traceability initiative moving apace

GLDA’s $14M animal traceability initiative moving apace

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- March 21, 2021

The Guyana Livestock Development Authority (GLDA) is initiating a $14 million animal traceability system to ensure that animals bred for ... Read More

Gov’t pushing large-scale livestock farming with $806M allocation

Gov’t pushing large-scale livestock farming with $806M allocation

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- February 21, 2021

The Guyana Livestock Development Authority (GLDA) is embarking on large-scale rearing of livestock this year and intends to partner with ... Read More

Minister Mustapha hands over motorcycles, ATVs valued nearly $10M to boost agri services

Minister Mustapha hands over motorcycles, ATVs valued nearly $10M to boost agri services

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- February 9, 2021

Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha, today, handed over seven Honda motorcycles and two all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) valued almost $10 ... Read More

Coomacka farmers groups to benefit from tools, other technical assistance

Coomacka farmers groups to benefit from tools, other technical assistance

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 4, 2021

- Agri. Ministry to conduct audit of farming tools sent to Region after groups express dissatisfaction with inaccessibility During an ... Read More

GLDA extension services boosted with $7M in motorcycles, ATVs

GLDA extension services boosted with $7M in motorcycles, ATVs

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- January 26, 2021

Extension services at the Guyana Livestock Development Authority (GLDA) have been boosted with the procurement of seven Honda motorcycles and ... Read More

Agri. Minister establishes taskforce to monitor flood prone areas in light of current weather conditions

Agri. Minister establishes taskforce to monitor flood prone areas in light of current weather conditions

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 4, 2021

- systems being put in place to improve drainage in the long term - a number of additional pumps to ... Read More

Closing statements by Minister of Agriculture Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha

Closing statements by Minister of Agriculture Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 31, 2020

On behalf of myself and all the other hard-working staff of the Ministry of Agriculture, I wish you all a ... Read More

Flood affected Black Bush Polder farmers to receive assistance from Agri. Ministry

Flood affected Black Bush Polder farmers to receive assistance from Agri. Ministry

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 29, 2020

- NDIA to commence critical drainage works to minimize flooding With areas on the Coast continuing to experience instances of ... Read More

Agri Ministry opening up more farmlands for rice, other crops

Agri Ministry opening up more farmlands for rice, other crops

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- December 19, 2020

The Ministry of Agriculture is looking to make more farmlands available in Mahaica-Berbice (Region Five) and Upper Demerara-Mahaica (Region Ten) ... Read More

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