News from Guyana

22-08-2012 09:35 AM
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 we...
25-06-2012 11:17 AM
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 ...
30-05-2012 07:36 AM
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 i...
23-08-2011 08:29 AM
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 boomin...
31-12-2010 11:02 AM
Guyana to buy sugarcane machines from US
The Caribbean’s leading sugar producer says it will buy harvesting machines to replace striking workers.
23-12-2010 10:45 AM
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...