Shadehouse producers review successes of Japanese-funded project

– 4,000 trained in hydroponic farming – 219 shadehouses created – 6,563 pounds of produce realised

Kelvin Craig

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.

Inclusive growth and development

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. 

The future begins now

Man, its worst enemy, climate change

This is the third of a seven-part series on changes to labour employment in the future, causes of this upheaval, and some possible measures to mitigate their disruptive effects.

Action plan for improved investment climate to be rolled out over next two years

- Gaskin

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.

Food and Drugs Director grateful budget acknowledges department’s importance

Acting Director of the Food and Drugs Department Marlan Cole

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.

The importance of the Statement of Cash Flows

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).

Market prices

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$$M pilfered from 1,000-home project

– guard service, CHPA employees fingered

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.

Technical assistance offers in gas and gold sectors flow from Bolivia congress

Simona Broomes (second right) engaging representatives of the geological community at the Bolivia forum.

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.

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