Guyana National Farmers Organisation press conference


This year marks the 37th Anniversary of the National Farmers Organization (NFO), which was established in May 1980 to serve and promote the interests of all farmers in Guyana. The issues affecting all farmers will be resolved through strong partnerships, involving the government and its agencies.
NFO pays Special attention to farmers who are engaged in food crops, livestock, peasant subsistence, commodity crops, and kitchen garden farmers.
NFO works tirelessly:
· To improve and rationalise markets

· Contribute to consumption and nutrition to the overall development of the country.

NFO has operated and functioned as a non-partisan, non-sectarian body with membership open to all bona-fide farmers.
DATE : TUESDAY, 8 August, 2017
TIME : 10.30 AM
ADDRESS : David Rose Road, South Ruimvelt, Georgetown
Further info: M. Jinnah Rahman – Press and Publicity Secretary – 692 5672.


therapeutic & healing gardens

The American Horticultural Therapy Association (AHTA) Definitions and Positions Paper draws a distinction between a therapeutic garden and a healing garden.[4]The AHTA defines a healing garden as “plant dominated environments including green plants, flowers, water, and other aspects of nature. Continue reading “therapeutic & healing gardens”

Pakaraima flavours will be a financial loss for Amerindians & Paramakatoi

i find suresh narine the head of IAST to be a professional scamp man who is finding ways to keep himself relevant now that govt has changed
how a man can run our premier science and research institution living in canada mystifies me. but let’s forget that
i’ve been following along this tomato thing in kaieteur news and the press. from the little initially i know that it would be a failure and a financial disaster for the farmers Continue reading “Pakaraima flavours will be a financial loss for Amerindians & Paramakatoi”

Death and Extinction of the Bees

Scientists have recently reported that mass extinctions of marine animals may soon be occurring at alarmingly rapid rates than previously projected due to pollution, rising water temperatures and loss of habitat. Many land species also face a similar fate for the same reasons. But perhaps the biggest foreboding danger of all facing humans is the loss of the global honeybee population. The consequence of a dying bee population impacts man at the highest levels on our food chain, posing an enormously grave threat to human survival. Since no other single animal species plays a more significant role in producing the fruits and vegetables that we humans commonly take for granted yet require near daily to stay alive, the greatest modern scientist Albert Einstein once prophetically remarked, “Mankind will not survive the honeybees’ disappearance for more than five years.”  Continue reading “Death and Extinction of the Bees”