Tag: Rice farmers

Minister Mustapha engages Essequibo rice farmers, fisherfolk as government prepares to roll out assistance programmes

Minister Mustapha engages Essequibo rice farmers, fisherfolk as government prepares to roll out assistance programmes

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- June 10, 2022

- says no cash will be given to rice farmers, nonpartisan committee to assist with verification processes - two weeks ... Read More

Over $3B for major agriculture projects in Region Two – Min. Mustapha

Over $3B for major agriculture projects in Region Two – Min. Mustapha

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- May 25, 2022

More than $3 billion is estimated to be spent to undertake a number of key projects along the Essequibo Coast ... Read More

Gov’t committed to ensuring sustainability of agri sector amid rising costs – VP Jagdeo

Gov’t committed to ensuring sustainability of agri sector amid rising costs – VP Jagdeo

Stacy Carmichael Stacy Carmichael- March 23, 2022

Government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring the sustainability of the agriculture sector, despite of the prevailing global economic environment ... Read More

“We will continue to support the rice industry”  Min. Mustapha tells BBP farmers

“We will continue to support the rice industry” Min. Mustapha tells BBP farmers

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- March 12, 2022

Agriculture Minister, Zulfikar Mustapha met with rice farmers from Black Bush Polder, Corentyne, Region Six earlier today and assured them ... Read More

Low-yielding rice farmers now benefiting from improved production levels

Low-yielding rice farmers now benefiting from improved production levels

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- March 7, 2022

as GRDB continues to promote ‘6-Points’ practice Since taking office, the PPP/C Government through the Ministry of Agriculture has been ... Read More

Agri. Minister engages Region Two farmers over high fertilizer costs

Agri. Minister engages Region Two farmers over high fertilizer costs

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- November 18, 2021

-tells farmers recent intervention resulted in a reduction in fertilizer cost by 10% and 18% Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha on ... Read More

Minister Mustapha engages Cove and John farmers

Minister Mustapha engages Cove and John farmers

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- October 8, 2021

- says gov’t remains committed to developing agriculture in the community Agriculture Minister, Zulfikar Mustapha has reaffirmed the government’s commitment ... Read More

$7.8B assistance for households, farmers affected by floods – President Ali

$7.8B assistance for households, farmers affected by floods – President Ali

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- July 31, 2021

- $7.3 will be direct cash injection His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali has announced that over $7.8 billion would ... Read More

Corentyne rice farmers appeal for urgent help to save crop

Corentyne rice farmers appeal for urgent help to save crop

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- April 18, 2021

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

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