Spotlight on NAREI

As agriculture moves increasingly to the forefront of the Guyana economy the Guyana Review examines some of the key achievements of the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) in 2016

April last brought rainfall after a prolonged dry season that started in 2015. The welcome rainfall moistened the parched farmlands and brightened the prospects of a more productive year (which was achieved). For the first half of 2016 the non-traditional crop sector in Guyana grew by 2.5 percent and is expected to grow by another 2 percent by year-end. Crop production is targeted to increase by at least 5% annually…..