Nand Persaud signs deal with UG for soil testing

Rice producer, the Nand Persaud Group of Companies (NPGC),  on November 30, signed a $40 million Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Guyana to construct a soil testing facility at the University’s  Tain, Corentyne, Berbice Campus

Signing on behalf of NPGC, was Chief Executive Officer, Rajendra Persaud while UG’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ivelaw Griffith signed on behalf of the University. According to the Department of Pulic Information, the ceremony was held at the tenth session of Turkeyen and Tain talks held at the Pegasus Hotel.

Persaud said that when completed the facility will provide farmers with advance information that will reduce the cost of production, increase the yields and boost environmental risk management.

Nand Persaud (right) speaking at the UG forum.



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