– 4,000 trained in hydroponic farming – 219 shadehouses created – 6,563 pounds of produce realised
On November 29 and 30 Partners of the Americas in collaboration with the Caribbean Self-Reliance International hosted an Assembly of Shadehouse Producers, an awareness/planning activity for the Regional Clusters of Shadehouse Producers created out of a four-year project designed to provide a viable farming option for communities across the country.
By Valrie Grant
Entrepreneur, Managing Director, GeoTechVision and Chairperson Small Business Council
Building strong and sustainable business relationships across borders was the theme of the Republic Banks’ Triangular Trade Mission which took place from November 28 – 29, 2016 at the Guyana Marriott Hotel.
Against the backdrop of questions that continue to arise about Guyana’s state of preparedness to significantly raise the quality of its response to external investment enquiries, Minister of Business Dominic Gaskin told a gathering of regional entrepreneurs that Guyana is now ready to put in motion a plan to make it easier for potential investors to do business here.
With the increasing and worrisome proliferation of prohibited and potentially dangerous food imports into Guyana and the patent limitations in the ability of the Government Analyst Food and Drugs Department (GA-FDD) to address what is believed to be a regime deliberately contrived by some importers to maximize their profits at the expense of the nation’s health, Acting Director of the GA-FDD Marlan Cole has been persistent in his insistence that the department needs to enhance its capacity.
By John M Seeram
John M. Seeram is a Financial/Audit Consultant
International financial reporting standards require entities to produce a Statement of Finan-cial Position (SFP) formerly known as the balance sheet, a Statement of Comprehensive Income (SCI) and a Statement of Cash Flows (SCF).
Millions of dollars in fixtures and fittings have been pillaged from the controversial 1,000-home, turnkey Central Housing and Planning Authority (CHPA) project and its board is under pressure to launch an investigation into what is believed to have been an inside job.
Guyana’s participation in the November 16 – 19 Twenty-Second Bolivian Geological Congress in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia has opened up possibilities for the country to secure external support for the creation of an oil and gas industry, as well as the consolidation of the goldmining industry, Minister in the Ministry of Natural Resources Simona Broomes has told Stabroek Business.
With the countdown to Christmas already on, the Guyana Market Vendors Union (GMVU) says that an early meeting between its leaders and Town Clerk Royston King can do much to remove some of the aggravation that frequently attends the relationship between City Hall and the urban vending community at this time of year.