Minister outlines plans for reducing dairy imports

Minister of Agriculture Dr Leslie Ramsammy has said that reducing the importation of milk and dairy products are the priority goals for local dairy producers even as he outlined plans for improving the breed of cows and starting dairy plants countrywide.

He was speaking at a consultation on dairy development held at the Guyana Livestock Development Authority (GLDA) last week.

Ramsammy said the local industry will aim to reduce the importation of milk by 25% and the importation of dairy products by 10% by 2020, according to a report from the Government Information Agency (GINA). “Those are ambitious goals, but also reachable goals,” the minister asserted at the meeting which comprised  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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