Tag: Minister Mustapha

Historic Hemp Bill tabled to benefit small farmers

Historic Hemp Bill tabled to benefit small farmers

- July 25, 2022

Small farmers will be able to capitalise on the benefits of the hemp industry when the historic Industrial Hemp Bill,2022, ... Read More

$70.3M being invested in 11 hinterland areas to ensure food security, economic empowerment

$70.3M being invested in 11 hinterland areas to ensure food security, economic empowerment

- July 13, 2022

Food security for the hinterland remains a priority for government as $70.3 million is being invested in 11 communities in ... Read More

GMC’s agro-processing capacity boosted with $37M investment

GMC’s agro-processing capacity boosted with $37M investment

- July 2, 2022

Guyana’s agro-processing capacity has been enhanced with a $37 million investment in the New Guyana Marketing Corporation (GMC). This will ... Read More

Significant progress made with driving regional agri-food systems agenda all while battling global pandemic

Significant progress made with driving regional agri-food systems agenda all while battling global pandemic

- January 7, 2022

- CARICOM MTF pushes for large-scale corn and soya bean production, agriculture insurance During the thirty-second Inter-sessional Meeting held last ... Read More

Drainage Authority spent $8.4B to execute critical D&I works in 2021

Drainage Authority spent $8.4B to execute critical D&I works in 2021

- January 6, 2022

- approximately $1.5B spent on emergency flood-relief efforts At the end of 2021, an estimated $28.7 billion was expended by ... Read More

Govt engaging bilateral partner to reduce fertiliser costs – President Ali

Govt engaging bilateral partner to reduce fertiliser costs – President Ali

- November 26, 2021

His Excellency, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, on Friday informed rice farmers of Region Two of the government’s bilateral engagement to ... Read More

Agri. Ministry signs over $6.6M in contracts to improve D&I, agro-processing capabilities in Region 9

Agri. Ministry signs over $6.6M in contracts to improve D&I, agro-processing capabilities in Region 9

- November 2, 2021

The Ministry of Agriculture on Tuesday signed seven contracts totaling $665,706,092 for a number of works to be carried out ... Read More

Sod turned for GY $150M Amaya Milk Plant at Onverwagt

Sod turned for GY $150M Amaya Milk Plant at Onverwagt

- October 29, 2021

Today several senior government officials joined the owner of the Amaya Milk Company for a sod-turning exercise to signify the ... Read More

Rosehall estate closer to reopening

Rosehall estate closer to reopening

- July 14, 2021

as Agri Ministry signs $115 M in contracts The Ministry of Agriculture on Wednesday signed some $115 million in contracts ... Read More

Gov’t implementing measures to ease city flooding after City Council neglect

Gov’t implementing measures to ease city flooding after City Council neglect

- June 17, 2021

-City Mayor summoned by Ministers Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha says the Government is putting systems in place to ... Read More

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