Tag: paddy

MMA-ADA to spend $170.5 million in capital works this year

MMA-ADA to spend $170.5 million in capital works this year

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- May 16, 2021

The Mahaica, Mahaicony, Abary- Agricultural Development Authority (MMA-ADA) has earmarked some $170.5 million for major projects this year to enhance ... Read More

Corentyne rice farmers appeal for urgent help to save crop

Corentyne rice farmers appeal for urgent help to save crop

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 18, 2021

- as early rains result in damage to dams - rehabilitation works to commence on Monday – Minister Mustapha  Rice ... Read More

Leguan’s rice transport costs slashed by 38.5%

Leguan’s rice transport costs slashed by 38.5%

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- March 14, 2021

Minister within the Ministry of Public Works, Hon. Deodat Indar has announced a 38.5 per cent reduction in rice transportation ... Read More

MMA-ADA boosting efforts to double rice production

MMA-ADA boosting efforts to double rice production

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- January 11, 2021

The Mahaica, Mahaicony, Abary – Agricultural Development Authority (MMA-ADA) says it is accelerating efforts to realise the Government’s plans to ... Read More

Region Five to play key role in doubling Guyana’s rice production

Region Five to play key role in doubling Guyana’s rice production

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- December 8, 2020

- Minister Mustapha Guyana will be looking to double its rice production in the next five years and Mahaica- Berbice ... Read More

Press Statement on the current issues farmers are facing with GRDB 10

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 4, 2020

Ministry of Agriculture has investigated reports of poor germination of paddy experienced by some farmers. Ministry notes the following: Guyana ... Read More

New rice variety introduced for first crop of 2021

New rice variety introduced for first crop of 2021

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- October 31, 2020

Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha, today, officially launched the GRDB 16 rice variety for cultivation, at a ceremony held ... Read More

No need for rice importation – GRDB GM

No need for rice importation – GRDB GM

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 16, 2018

─ Local production is adequate to provide for demand ─ exports for first half of this year stands at 290,000 ... Read More

National paddy average almost 40 bags per acre for 2018 first crop

National paddy average almost 40 bags per acre for 2018 first crop

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 12, 2018

  farmers cultivated 2000 acres less; still matches 2017 first crop figures As government continues to push for research and ... Read More

First shipment from GY $3.8B paddy contract leaves Guyana’s shores

First shipment from GY $3.8B paddy contract leaves Guyana’s shores

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 1, 2017

The Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) yesterday announced the start of paddy shipments to the Spanish speaking nation, Mexico. This ... Read More

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