Region Two rice farmers begin to receive payment for paddy

Rice farmers in Region Two have begun receiving from millers, the monies they were owed from the last crop.

According to information reaching Stabroek News, farmers have started to receive payments for their paddy from Golden Fleece Rice Investment. This publication was told that the government through the Ministry of Agriculture assisted a popular rice miller, Nazeemul Hakh with the sum of $400 million as an advance payment in order for him to pay rice farmers.

However, while some farmers were given cheques, others were given …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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