Brazilian to develop Rupununi rice farm

Minister of Business, Dominic Gaskin, recently presented to Brazilian farmer and investor, Nelson Itikawa, a lease for 5,000 acres of land through the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC), GINA said. Itikawa will be cultivating a rice farm using advanced technology and soil corrective techniques in the South Rupununi Savannahs.
Minister of Business, Dominic Gaskin (centre) handing over the lease for 5,000 acres of land to Nelson Itikawa. In the background is CEO and Commissioner of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commissioner, Trevor Benn. (GINA photo)

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