Tag: Rice

Gov’t will return agriculture to its rightful place in local economy – Dr. Singh

Gov’t will return agriculture to its rightful place in local economy – Dr. Singh

Kemol King Kemol King- May 9, 2021

Senior Minister in the Office of the President with responsibility for Finance, Hon. Dr. Ashni Singh says the PPP/C Government ... 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

Region Five plans to use its budget to boost agriculture production

Region Five plans to use its budget to boost agriculture production

Neola Damon Neola Damon- February 21, 2021

- Regional Chairman Regional Chairman Mr. VickchandRamphal says Region Five has benefited from a significant boost in investments to enhance ... Read More

GNBS, GRDB host sensitization workshop on moisture meters and scales

GNBS, GRDB host sensitization workshop on moisture meters and scales

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 10, 2021

The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) in collaboration with the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) today Wednesday, February 10, ... Read More

Agri. Ministry partners with IICA to develop first ever bio-fortified rice variety in the Caribbean

Agri. Ministry partners with IICA to develop first ever bio-fortified rice variety in the Caribbean

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 6, 2021

- zinc, other minerals added In Guyana and the Caribbean, rice is considered a versatile staple and is a key ... Read More

Agri. Minister to address issues in Big/Little Biaboo

Agri. Minister to address issues in Big/Little Biaboo

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 6, 2021

On Friday last, Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha met scores of farmers from Big and Little Biaboo in an effort to ... Read More

Guyana engages IICA for outstanding Panama rice payments

Guyana engages IICA for outstanding Panama rice payments

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- January 22, 2021

Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha on Friday said the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) has been invited ... Read More

Closing statements by Minister of Agriculture Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha

Closing statements by Minister of Agriculture Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 31, 2020

On behalf of myself and all the other hard-working staff of the Ministry of Agriculture, I wish you all a ... 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

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