Tag: Minister of Agriculture

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

New GMC to procure ATVs, motorcycles, additional freezer trucks to improve extension, export, and post-harvest handling services

New GMC to procure ATVs, motorcycles, additional freezer trucks to improve extension, export, and post-harvest handling services

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 7, 2021

The New Guyana Marketing Corporation’s (New GMC) extension arm will soon benefit from 13 new motorcycles and three all-terrain vehicles ... Read More

Fisheries sector to receive a boost with planned upgrades to Satyadeo Sawh Aquaculture Station

Fisheries sector to receive a boost with planned upgrades to Satyadeo Sawh Aquaculture Station

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 3, 2021

-close to $40 million budgeted for works this year With Government announcing transformative measures for Guyana’s aquaculture sector, the Satyadeo ... Read More

Agri. Minister conducts follow-up visit to Little Diamond

Agri. Minister conducts follow-up visit to Little Diamond

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 28, 2021

-says works being done now should have been done before -contractor given two weeks to complete works Minister of Agriculture, ... Read More

No more flooding from high tides

No more flooding from high tides

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 26, 2021

-PM assures Little Diamond residents Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips, today told flood-affected residents of Little Diamond, East Bank Demerara, ... Read More

Technical, vocational training will reach every community – Min. Hamilton

Technical, vocational training will reach every community – Min. Hamilton

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- April 24, 2021

− 90 graduate from training through Humanitarian Mission Guyana Minister of Labour, Hon. Joseph Hamilton says the Government will ensure ... Read More

‘Smart agriculture and value-added are the way to go’

‘Smart agriculture and value-added are the way to go’

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 23, 2021

- Minister Mustapha tells West Berbice farmers - farmers’ groups benefit from tools, planting materials, other forms of support Minister ... Read More

‘We will work with you to fix the dams and clean the canals’

‘We will work with you to fix the dams and clean the canals’

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 20, 2021

-Minister Mustapha tells Helena farmers Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha on Tuesday ordered a comprehensive report on works needed ... Read More

Pomeroon farmers continue to benefit from flood relief

Pomeroon farmers continue to benefit from flood relief

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 19, 2021

-donation of 100 bags of fertiliser  One hundred farmers operating in Lower Pomeroon, Region Two, whose farms were inundated earlier ... Read More

Minister Mustapha orders emergency works for flood-affected Mahaicony rice farmers

Minister Mustapha orders emergency works for flood-affected Mahaicony rice farmers

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 16, 2021

- NDIA, MMA to assess damages over the weekend - additional machines to be sent to assist with works Minister ... Read More

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