Agriculture month is scheduled for October and will see the ministry showcasing all aspects of the sector, in this regard Subject Minister, Noel Holder, today met with the heads of the respective agencies to discuss a number of critical plans as it relates to the upcoming Agriculture Month activities.
As part of month’s celebration, the Government will also be observing National Tree Day. This will be observed on the October 1 in Lethem, Region 9.
Some of the activities carried out during Agriculture month include the World Food Day Fair, Inter-Faith Services, school awareness competitions, NAREI open day, Ministry of Agriculture Healthy Cook-Off, among others.
The aim is to sensitize citizens to the importance of the agriculture sector to the economy, taking into consideration the needs of all categories of citizens.
The activities are also designed to attract persons from all walks of life as activities are conducted in all regions of Guyana, the Ministry said.