…nursery to meet 100,000 plant capacity in 2 weeks
Over 7 tonnes of crops produced by NAREI’s Hydroponics Farm for 2023 – Guyana Times
Production at the hydroponics facility of the National Agriculture Research and Extension Institute at Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara has been overwhelming for 2023 thus far.
Some 75 per cent of the interns who have benefitted from programmes at the farm have now launched their own agricultural businesses, having benefitted from receipt of materials from NAREI to kickstart their respective enterprises.
Phase two would see the construction and installation of an advanced greenhouse system, while phase three would involve the construction of a regional distribution center where a variety of agricultural and food products would be collected, processed, packaged, and delivered to both local and international markets, meeting all of the necessary U.S.D.A and European Food Safety Authority standards and regulations.
A spice development programme has been launched in Jamaica; a national shade house project and cattle farm has been launched in Trinidad and Tobago; increased agricultural production has been launched in St Lucia and Dominica; a new tissue lab and phytosanitary legislation has been adoption in Barbados; 75,000 hectares of land for large-scale agricultural projects have been employed in Suriname.
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