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…with signing of US$15M pact between Guyana, FAO THE Government of Guyana and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) signed a US$15M Sustainable Land Development and Management agreement – paving the way for the implementation of a project that resulted in the development of the country’s first National Land Policy and the simultaneous strengthening of institutional and human capacities. The agreement was signed by FAO’s Country Representative, Reuben Robertson, Guyana’s Minister of State, Joseph Harmon and Finance Minister Winston Jordan, in the presence of President David Granger at State House on Thursday. Vice President and Minister of Indigenous…
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in Collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) hosted a multi-sectoral stakeholder workshop for the development of training plans which will ensure the successful implementation of Food-Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDGs) in Guyana. The two-day Trainer-of-Trainers’ workshop which opened on February 13, at the National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD) will focus on how stakeholders can use FBDG nutrition education and materials to foster healthier choices and eating behaviours. The MOPH’s consultant for this training, Jamaican, Dr. Pauline Samuda noted that FBDGs need to be adopted by every agency…
The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has collaborated with the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) to host a National Dialogue on the 35th Regional Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean and Accountability of the FAO’s stewardship workshop. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO/UN) will be hosting its 35th Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean from March 5-8, 2018, in Montego Bay, Jamaica. According to the subject minister, Noel Holder, the consultation being held at the Regency Suites today, seeks to promote and create an awareness of the FAO’s 35th LAC Conference, the work of the FAO…