Four additional coconut nurseries established in 2021

– HCIL seedling production capacity now 48,000 per annum – Coconut and coconut byproducts export rakes in $2.5B As part of the government’s efforts to decentralize the availability of quality planting materials for the coconut industry, in 2021, the Ministry of Agriculture’s Hope Coconut Industries Limited (HCIL), formally known as Hope Estate,…

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Construction of 63 aquaculture ponds completed to date

as gov’t moves ahead with expanding brackish water shrimp production Guyana’s aquaculture industry will, in the coming years, see a major boost as the government works towards transforming this very critical part of the agriculture sector. These transformative efforts have already begun as the government, through the Ministry of Agriculture,…

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Agri. Minister deploys pumps to relieve flooding in affected communities in Region Three

Persistent rainfall across parts of Guyana’s Coast over the last 48 hours has left many homes in several communities in Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara) inundated. During an assessment visit to Zeelugt and Meten-Meer-Zorg, two of the most affected communities on Tuesday afternoon, Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha told residents that…

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