The IICA Delegation in Guyana played an integral role as a member of the planning committee for Agri-tourism week 2019. Under the theme “Linking Agriculture and Tourism for a Green Economy”.
During the periods June 17 to July 12, 2019 and July 22 to August 9 2019, technicians from the Guyana Livestock Authority (GLDA) and the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) were exposed to specialized training sessions on Sustainable Livestock and crops Production Systems. These activities supported by IICA were held at the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Centre (CATIE) in Turrialba, Costa Rica. These technology transfer workshops targeted twenty-four (24) technical officers twelve (12) each from both inst
The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Delegation in Guyana has successfully foraged a relationship with the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) of the Ministry of Finance. Funds for this project are derived mostly from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). This relationship between the BNTF and IICA was initiated with the IICA Guyana Office submitting a concept note for Shade House development and monitoring inclusive of training targeting community groups and family farmers. The concept note focused on targeting farmers wh
On October 16, 2019 the official World Food Day event was held at the La Bonne Intention (LBI) Estate Ground on the East Coast of Demerara. The event which featured an opening ceremony focused upon the theme:
“Our Actions Are Our Future. Healthy Diets for a Zero Hunger World”
The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Delegation in Guyana continued its Technical Cooperation Programme providing support to the Women Agro-processors’ Development Network (WADN) and the Guyana Apiculture Society (GAS) for their participation in the Regional Agricultural and Commercial Exhibition (RACE) in Region 5 on September 27, 2019 at Paradise Village, West Coast Berbice.
Georgetown, Guyana. The IICA Delegation in Guyana and The General Secretary of the Organization of American States in collaboration with the Guyana Power & Light Inc. signed a Memorandum of Understanding to implement a renewable energy project at our office. This official signing took place at the Ministry of Public Infrastructure Board Room on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.