Guyana to increase chicken production and produce sausage for export

Updated Jul 12, 2023
Guyanese President Irfaan Ali announced on Friday that the government would make 10,1171 hectares of land available in East Berbice to increase rice production for the poultry industry, with the aim of increasing stock chicken production and beef production. sausages and nuggets. Addressing poultry producers, he said Guyana hopes to join neighboring Suriname, which will also provide 30,3514 hectares of land for grain cultivation to Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member countries. “If we can form a consortium here - we are the closest to Suriname - the area they identified is very close to Guyana; we are going to form a consortium and go after the 75 thousand hectares of land also for the production of grains but, in this case, we will be producing this grain for the regional market”, he said. Through a co-investment agreement between the government and the private sector, he said that chicken produced in Suriname and Guyana would be used to satisfy domestic demand, in addition to ...
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