Tag: Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)

Agri. Ministry receives seeds, planting material from IICA as part of flood-relief assistance

Agri. Ministry receives seeds, planting material from IICA as part of flood-relief assistance

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 12, 2021

items to be given to flood-affected farmers The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) today handed over a number ... Read More

Guyana elected as Rapporteur of 41st Regular Meeting for IICA’s Executive Committee

Guyana elected as Rapporteur of 41st Regular Meeting for IICA’s Executive Committee

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 28, 2021

-Executive Committee to discuss critical technical, administrative and financial matters relating to agriculture in the Americas.   Today, the twelve ... Read More

Caribbean must aim to become more food secure – President Ali

Caribbean must aim to become more food secure – President Ali

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 28, 2021

- Says political will, financing required to develop the Region’s food systems His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali urged CARICOM member states ... Read More

Minister Mustapha talks up lessons learned and ‘post COVID-19 priorities’ for agriculture in Guyana

Minister Mustapha talks up lessons learned and ‘post COVID-19 priorities’ for agriculture in Guyana

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 28, 2021

- IICA launches ‘AgriExtApp’ to modernise Regional agriculture extension services Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha has discussed Guyana’s efforts to resuscitate ... Read More

Agri. Ministry partners with IICA to develop first ever bio-fortified rice variety in the Caribbean

Agri. Ministry partners with IICA to develop first ever bio-fortified rice variety in the Caribbean

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 6, 2021

- zinc, other minerals added In Guyana and the Caribbean, rice is considered a versatile staple and is a key ... Read More

BNTF, NAREI, UoG and IICA Partering for a resilient Agriculture sector in a changing Climate

BNTF, NAREI, UoG and IICA Partering for a resilient Agriculture sector in a changing Climate

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 2, 2020

The vulnerability of the agricultural sector within Guyana to both climate change and variability is well established, not only in ... Read More

Amidst the crisis and fear, a passport to the future

Amidst the crisis and fear, a passport to the future

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 11, 2020

In many countries, it has been the only sector that has continued to operate without interruption during the pandemic. Despite ... Read More

‘Guyana is a food secure country’ – Minister Noel Holder

‘Guyana is a food secure country’ – Minister Noel Holder

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 29, 2020

—Presentation Made at IICA/CARICOM Virtual Meeting of Ministers of Agriculture. The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), recently facilitated ... Read More

IICA to assist Caribbean boost trade in goods and agricultural information exchange

IICA to assist Caribbean boost trade in goods and agricultural information exchange

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 20, 2020

—Also strengthen food security San Jose, 20 April, 2020 (IICA). Thirteen Caribbean Ministers of Agriculture participated in a videoconference with ... Read More

NAREI, IICA fighting fruit fly to allow easy trade of fresh produce  

NAREI, IICA fighting fruit fly to allow easy trade of fresh produce  

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 24, 2019

Removing any trade issues against certain fresh crops produced by Guyanese farmers is the vision of the Carambola Fruit Fly ... Read More

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