Posts Tagged ‘agriculture’

CDF and CARDI sign Memorandum of Understanding to foster greater collaboration in the field of Agriculture

CDF’s Soomer and CARDI’s Clarke exchange signed copies of the MOU April 18, 2019, Barbados – The CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) and the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will allow both agencies to collaborate in and facilitate the implementation of activities geared towards reducing disparities…

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Guyana’s Agriculture Minister lauds CDF Funding to the RAID project at the G$335M Pump Station Commissioned at Herstelling, East Bank Demerara

Agriculture Minister Noel Holder and Mr. Rodinald Soomer CEO, CDF turn the keys to power up the newly commissioned pump To further increase Guyana’s resilience to floods and droughts, the Pump Station commissioned today, covers 1,821 hectares (4,500 acres) and will benefit both residential and agricultural lands from Providence to Little Diamond. In addition, 7,526…

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CDF-Supported Rural Agricultural Infrastructure Development (RAID) Project taking root in Ithaca

Minister Noel Holder, Minister of Agriculture distributing planting material to farmers at the Buxton location Guyana’s Agriculture Minister, Noel Holder at the end of January 2019 led a team which included Finance Minister, Winston Jordan to Buxton Village where massive works are being carried out under the Rural Agricultural Infrastructure Development (RAID) programme. The purpose…

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Guyana Rice Development Board Central Lab Accredited

Guyana Rice Development Board Central Lab Accredited

On World Accreditation Day, on June 9, 2015, the Guyana Rice Development Board’s (GRDB) Central Laboratory was awarded its accreditation in the area of food testing by the Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation. The Accreditation was made possible under a regional initiative called the CARTFund – Caribbean Aid for Trade and Regional Integration Trust Fund,…

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