NAREI

NAREI is promoting greater efficiency in the crops and agricultural product industry; providing enhanced services in Agricultural Research and Extension and Crop Protection; and allowing effective administration and regulation of trade, commerce and export of crops and agricultural products. [read more…]

Recent News

NAREI aiding the fight against BSD

Farmers benefit from Black Sigatoka Management Programme
By : Keeran Danny | Feb 14, 2018
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Erosion threatens Guyana’s coastal mangroves

Erosion threatens Guyana’s coastal mangroves   Mangroves, they are our natural defence against the raging tide and rising sea level; however this unique ecosystem is threatened by the cyclic erosion/accretion that occurs alongRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Feb 13, 2018
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Human impacts challenge mangrove forest

Press Release January 29, 2018   Human impacts continue to challenge mangroves forest   As human impacts continue to challenge the restoration of mangroves, the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI)Read More...
By : Keeran Danny | Jan 30, 2018

Agriculture agencies launch training programme to manage disaster

Droughts, floods and other disasters caused by climate change have increased rapidly in the past several years, affecting the agricultural sector in many countries and putting them at risk of growing foodRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Jan 5, 2018
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New coconut varieties arrive in Guyana

More than 450 tissue cultured coconut plantlets arrived at the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI)’s Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara (ECD)’s head office this week from Mexico The varieties includeRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Jan 5, 2018
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Installation of geotextiles tubes in Essequibo completed

The $13.8M project for the installation of geotextiles tubes in Reliance, Essequibo Coast has been completed. The project was done by Samaroo’s Investment and specified for 100m geotextiles tubes to be installedRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Dec 7, 2017

Shade houses – a success story for farmers in Guyana

Agriculture feeds and clothes the world. Its production is directly dependent on climate change and weather. Possible changes in temperature, precipitation and Carbon Dioxide concentration are expected to significantly impact crop growth.Read More...
By : Keeran Danny | Nov 20, 2017
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Women in agriculture- Part six

Helping to manage pest and diseases in plants  Samantha Brotherson TODAY, more than one billion people work in agriculture around the world. In developing countries, 43 per cent of those workers areRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Nov 20, 2017
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The coconut industry in Guyana

Coconut water production at Henvil farm One year after the impressive ‘coconut festival’  JUST over one year ago the first ever Coconut Festival in Guyana was held at the Arthur Chung ConventionRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Nov 20, 2017
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Women in Agriculture Part Seven

Using agricultural materials to produce energy Meet Bibi Nariefa Abrahim IT’S no secret that women are under-represented in STEM fields. International studies have found that women comprise just over 40 percent ofRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Nov 20, 2017