Tag: Rice

$25M earmarked for expansion of MMA/ADA seed paddy facility

$25M earmarked for expansion of MMA/ADA seed paddy facility

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- March 14, 2022

The Mahaica Mahaicony Abary – Agricultural Development Authority (MMA/ADA) seed processing facility will see tremendous expansion this year, with $25 ... Read More

CGX deepwater port can boost rice export – CGX Executive Chairman

CGX deepwater port can boost rice export – CGX Executive Chairman

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- February 16, 2022

The CGX deepwater port being developed in Berbice is being touted as an avenue to boost the exportation of rice. ... Read More

Budget 2022: Oil production to fuel 47.5% projected growth in Guyana’s GDP

Budget 2022: Oil production to fuel 47.5% projected growth in Guyana’s GDP

Kemol King Kemol King- January 26, 2022

Government projects that Guyana’s overall economic growth for 2022, with the implementation of its transformative budget, will be 47.5%. This ... Read More

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

Extension Officers to support rice farmers countrywide

Extension Officers to support rice farmers countrywide

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- May 10, 2021

-to ensure production surpasses 2020 harvest - Minister Mustapha Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha has said extension officers have ... Read More

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

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