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Guyana | 13 October 2017
Following hurricanes, resilience in agriculture in focus at agriculture meeting

With the recent widespread damage, and destruction of the agriculture sector in several Caribbean territories at the forefront of their minds, regional agriculture officials began meeting in Georgetow...

Guyana | 22 August 2012
Sugar Industry falls short of production target

The sugar industry was unable to meet its production target of two hundred sixty-five thousand Tonnes for the first half of the year due to extreme weather conditions. This is according to Minster ...

Guyana | 25 June 2012
Guyana tries out rice cultivation on savannah

With rising sea levels posing a growing risk to agriculture on Guyana’s low-lying coastland, the government is exploring the feasibility of expanding cultivation of rice and other crops to the interio...

Guyana | 30 May 2012
Guyana to create large scale fish exportation

The Agriculture Ministry is working to create a balance between inland and marine fishing, so as to increase production for large scale export. This is according to Agriculture Minister Dr. Leslie Ram...

Guyana | 23 August 2011
Govt to repossess dormant timber concessions

The Guyana government says it is going to reclaim dormant timber concessions as building materials wane on the domestic market in the face of a booming construction industry.

Guyana | 31 December 2010
Guyana to buy sugarcane machines from US

The Caribbean’s leading sugar producer says it will buy harvesting machines to replace striking workers.

Guyana | 23 December 2010
Gov’t investing $9M in coconut industry

Minister of Agriculture Robert Persaud said government is upping its efforts to diversify the coconut industry and will invest $9M...

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