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Friday, September 25, 2020

Jagdeo Initiative has not been abandoned – Dr. Ramsammy

- Regional ministers say there has been no lag in the implementation of the Jagdeo Initiative on Agriculture conceptualised in 2003 even as...

COTED endorse Fisheries Policy

- CARICOM’s ministerial Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) has endorsed the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and the ministers are hoping it...

Agriculture Film competition launched, Guyana urged to participate

- A region-wide youth competition has been launched to promote value-added foods with 10,000 euros in prizes up for grabs. The Second Caribbean Young...

EU, Agri Institute sign agreement to boost food access

- The European Union (EU) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) have signed an agreement which will see the regional...

CWA launches regional network for Agriculture

- A regional network for agriculture extension services has been launched at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) with the aim of boosting...

FAO official calls for political commitment to curb hunger

- A Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) official says more political commitment is needed to feed the 47 million people suffering from hunger...

Farmers urged to take their rightful place in food market

- Chief Coordinator of the Caribbean Farmers Network (CaFAN) Jethro Greene says farmers need to take their rightful place atop the power structure. “Food...

Entrepreneurship to become a necessary tool in Agriculture – Dr. Ramsammy

- Agriculture Minister Dr. Leslie Ramsammy says Guyana is retooling its agriculture curricula to include entrepreneurship as a necessary component. He made the remark...

Farmers to benefit from first ever Dairy Plant

- Guyana’ dairy, small ruminant industries are to receive a major boost through technical, and others assistance from Canadian farmers. This is being realized through...

Researchers aim to improve food production in the Caribbean

- Researchers from Canada and the Caribbean will be looking for greater buy in to a food and nutrition security programme currently being...

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Guyana records 74th Covid-19 death

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Grenada joins other Caribbean countries with concerns about CXC exam results

(CMC) Grenada has become the latest Caribbean Community (Caricom) country expressing concerns about the results of this year's examinations set by the Barbados-based Caribbean...

$90M spent on APNU/AFC’s ‘model farm’ but only $1.4M in produce reaped over 5...

Over $90 million was expended since 2016 by the APNU/AFC Government on a “model farm” in Mahaica-Berbice (Region 5) but only $1.4 million of...

Police to call over 100 witnesses to testify against Mingo

The State is expected to call over 100 witnesses when embattled Returning Officer Clairmont Mingo goes on trial for alleged misconduct in public office...

LETTER: Very heartened that the President has decided to reopen the estates

Dear Editor, The GAWU saw President Irfaan Ali, in the September 23, Stabroek News, saying that the trail of destruction in the sugar industry left...

Payara not yet approved, discussions still ongoing – Bharrat

Minister of Natural Resources Vickram Bharrat has clarified that the Guyana Government has not yet approved ExxonMobil’s Payara project. He said discussions are still ongoing...

Den Amstel man murdered by his older brother

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 55-year-old Winston Jordan who was allegedly killed by his 65-year-old brother on Thursday evening at...