Tag: Minister of Agriculture Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha

Gov’t eyes year-end for completion of state-of-the-art abattoir

Gov’t eyes year-end for completion of state-of-the-art abattoir

- January 31, 2023

- $33.2B budget for agri. sector successfully passed - $104M to be expended under mangrove sea defense at Danzig - ... Read More

Major infrastructural works ongoing in Baracara

Major infrastructural works ongoing in Baracara

- January 13, 2023

– soil testing, breeding stock for farmers as gov’t works to develop agriculture along Canje Creek Farmers from Baracara and ... Read More

Ituni farmers engage Agri. Minister on land leases, hemp cultivation

Ituni farmers engage Agri. Minister on land leases, hemp cultivation

- January 12, 2023

Farmers from Ituni, a village located in the interior part of Region Ten (Upper Demerara-Berbice), on Tuesday last, sought the ... Read More

NDIA monitoring drainage structures as heavy rains continue across Guyana

NDIA monitoring drainage structures as heavy rains continue across Guyana

- November 25, 2022

With several areas across the country experiencing high water levels due to heavy rainfall, the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority ... Read More

GraceKennedy Ltd., CCRIF signal readiness to introduce regional agriculture insurance – CARICOM MTF

- November 18, 2022

CARICOM Member States, since the establishment of the Ministerial Taskforce (MTF) by H.E. President Dr Irfaan Ali, have been working ... Read More

“Region Seven is more than mining” – Min. Mustapha

“Region Seven is more than mining” – Min. Mustapha

- August 30, 2022

– farming groups benefit from approx. $4M worth of tools, seeds to advance agriculture – contracts for much-needed D&I works ... Read More

Agri. Minister commissions $24M grader in Reg. 6

Agri. Minister commissions $24M grader in Reg. 6

- August 29, 2022

– says some $84 million to be expended for dam maintenance for 2022 Rice farmers in Region Six (East Berbice ... Read More

Bonasika farmers to benefit from Gov’t support to develop root crops industry, improve drainage – Min. Mustapha tells farmers

Bonasika farmers to benefit from Gov’t support to develop root crops industry, improve drainage – Min. Mustapha tells farmers

- July 27, 2022

- Wakenaam, Leguan to also benefit from drainage works - Gov’t looking to commence fertilizer distribution soon, urges farmers to ... Read More

Min. Mustapha meets with Meadow Bank wharf vendors following reports that their stalls were being dismantled

Min. Mustapha meets with Meadow Bank wharf vendors following reports that their stalls were being dismantled

- July 25, 2022

Following reports that seafood stalls in the vicinity of the Meadow Bank wharf were being dismantled, Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha ... Read More

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