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

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
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Black Sigatoka disease tolerant plantains, bananas being explored

In 2008, Guyana’s exportation of plantains had completely ceased after the Black Sigatoka Disease, infected 97 percent of all banana and plantain varieties grown in the Caribbean. The disease is a fungal,Read More...
By : Keeran Danny | Nov 20, 2017
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Inspiring girls to become engineer Luandra Jack

NEARLY every element of our modern lives is a result of the work done by some engineer: running water, electricity, the internet, as well as our buildings, cars, phones, computers, television, roadsRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Nov 6, 2017
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British group makes massive investment in local coconut industry

Having recognised the lucrative future of Guyana’s coconut industry, British businessman, Duncan Turnbull and his partners have invested in a 1000-acre estate in the Pomeroon River. Turnbull aims to use technology toRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Nov 6, 2017
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Soil scientist, Dr. Oudho Homenauth, is a ‘Special Person’

“I am proud of what the entity (NAREI) has become; now it’s a household name and people are aware of what we do.” By Staff Writer Born and raised in the CorentyneRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Nov 6, 2017
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Jamaica lends support to NAREI in Potato, onion cultivation

The National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) recently started exploring local production of potato and onion with the assistance of Promotion of Regional Opportunities for Produce through Enterprise and Linkages (PROPEL).Read More...
By : Keeran Danny | Oct 24, 2017
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NAREI inks $19.2M contract to improve river defence in Essequibo

The National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) on Tuesday signed a contract with S&K Construction Services for $19.2M to improve river defences on the coastland. The handing over of the contract.Read More...
By : Keeran Danny | Oct 23, 2017