Over $1.5B invested to construct drainage structures, high-level sluices in Region Six

Significant investments totalling over $1.5 billion are being made in several communities in Region Six to enhance drainage infrastructure and construct high-level sluices. These efforts aim to bolster flood resilience and provide farmers with better opportunities to increase agricultural output. Construction will soon commence on new drainage structures in No….

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7000 coconut seedlings for Pomeroon farmers

About 120 Pomeroon farmers from Region Two will improve their coconut production after receiving 3,000 high-yielding Brazilian Green Dwarf seedlings. This is the first tranche of roughly 7,000 seedlings expected to be distributed to farmers. The saplings were handed over by Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha, during a meeting in…

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Essequibo farmers benefit from approx. $18M in farming implements to boost production

On Wednesday, Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha distributed several pieces of equipment to small-scale farmers from Anna Regina and other surrounding areas on the Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam). The equipment, which are valued at approximately $18 million, included tractor-driven pumps, tillers, mist blowers, and threshers. Minister Mustapha while addressing those…

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