Tag: IICA

FAO donates $3M data collection equipment to GRDB aimed at strengthening monitoring systems

FAO donates $3M data collection equipment to GRDB aimed at strengthening monitoring systems

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 9, 2021

Today the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) received several pieces of equipment and operational manuals that will be used to ... Read More

Improved food safety standards for Guyana with launch of Codex Trust Fund Project

Improved food safety standards for Guyana with launch of Codex Trust Fund Project

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- October 6, 2021

In an effort to improve food safety standards in Guyana, the National Codex Community (NCC) has launched its Codex Trust ... Read More

Transformation of regional food systems pivotal to food security, resilience – President

Transformation of regional food systems pivotal to food security, resilience – President

Mikaila Prince Mikaila Prince- October 4, 2021

His Excellency, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali believes that in order for regional food security and resilience to be achieved, Governments ... Read More

11,500 packets of seeds for flood-affected farmers

11,500 packets of seeds for flood-affected farmers

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- September 7, 2021

Farmers across the country will benefit from some 11,500 packets of seeds donated by the Inter- American Institute for Cooperation ... 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

Local dairy industry being assessed

Local dairy industry being assessed

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- December 20, 2020

-high import bill to be tackled Guyana’s high import bill for dairy and dairy products has prompted an assessment aimed ... Read More

IICA, NAREI working to promote climate-smart agriculture

IICA, NAREI working to promote climate-smart agriculture

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- December 6, 2020

The National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) have collaborated with ... Read More

Press release – Regional Agri. Ministers discuss ways to strengthen agricultural integration with IICA’s Director General

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 23, 2020

- Minister Mustapha talks Government’s vision to further market and develop agro-processing sector Earlier today, Agriculture Ministers from across the ... Read More

Public, private investments critical to Guyana’s Agriculture development

Public, private investments critical to Guyana’s Agriculture development

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- October 20, 2020

-Foreign Secretary tells IICA seminar Foreign Secretary, Mr. Robert Persaud has said public and private investments are critical to the ... Read More

IICA commended for local support

IICA commended for local support

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- October 25, 2019

─ observes four years in Guyana DPI, Guyana, Friday, October 25, 2019 The Government of Guyana, through Minister of Agriculture, ... Read More

IICA promotes rural agricultural development

IICA promotes rural agricultural development

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 1, 2019

─ collaborates to showcases WADN products at RACE in Reg. 6 By Clifford Stanley DPI, Guyana, Monday, July 1, 2019 ... Read More

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