Tag: GRDB

COVID crisis affecting Panama debt payment

COVID crisis affecting Panama debt payment

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- May 11, 2021

Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha says the payment of the $1.9 billion Panama owes Guyana’s rice millers has been ... Read More

Extension Officers to support rice farmers countrywide

Extension Officers to support rice farmers countrywide

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- May 10, 2021

-to ensure production surpasses 2020 harvest - Minister Mustapha Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha has said extension officers have ... Read More

Trial zinc biofortified rice variety can generate significant income –Minister Mustapha

Trial zinc biofortified rice variety can generate significant income –Minister Mustapha

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- March 10, 2021

Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha on Wednesday visited the Burma Rice Research Station in Region Five, to witness the ... 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

Some 99% of rice harvested to date

Some 99% of rice harvested to date

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- November 27, 2020

-Region Five produced highest volume   The Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) has announced that of the 94,000 hectares of ... Read More

Gov’t committed to boosting research in rice sector

Gov’t committed to boosting research in rice sector

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- November 2, 2020

Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha has said the Government would invest in research and development in the rice sector, ... Read More

Guyana rice production soars – GRDB Chief Scientist

Guyana rice production soars – GRDB Chief Scientist

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- October 19, 2020

Chief Scientist and plant breeder at the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB), Dr. Mahendra Persaud said Guyana’s rice industry has ... Read More

Over $30 billion earned from January to August rice exports

Over $30 billion earned from January to August rice exports

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- October 6, 2020

Mr. Nizam Hassan, General Manager of the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) Guyana has earned over $30 billion (US $144,178,325) ... Read More

GRDB projects 1.1 million tonnes of paddy for 2020

GRDB projects 1.1 million tonnes of paddy for 2020

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- October 5, 2020

Of the 94,132 hectares of rice sown for the second crop of 2020, the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) has ... Read More

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