Welcome to the official website for the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Georgetown Guyana.

This website has been established to inform the public about the work of the Ministry on issues affecting Guyanese, especially indigenous peoples, and to provide another useful communication route. It has also been established to provide information about our beautiful country and links to online resources that you may find useful.

Latest News

  • Region 7 gets communications boosted – Minister delivers on promise…..

    Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock on Tuesday handed over a Radio Set and a Solar Panel and Battery Set to Dr. Gregory Fitzpatrick who is attached to the Imbamadai Health Center, Cuyuni/Mazaruni, Region 7 (Upper Maz). Minister Allicock delivered on a promise made to improve communications across villages

  • Approximately 1000 youths targeted for training as MoIPA and MACORP Signs MOU

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs and Machinery Corporation of Guyana (MACORP) was on Monday signed with the aim of assuring growth and development of youth across the hinterland with respect to Education for Empowerment within the primary productive sectors. The MoU will see

  • Food and Drug commits to providing support to boost economic projects in indigenous communities

    The Cassava Flour Processing Facility in Kwebanna Village, Moruca sub-district, Barima-Waini, Region 1 has received the nod from the Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) for ensuring the facility is built to international standards. Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe recently led a team to

  • Full Hinterland Scholarships for 13 top NGSA Students from Region 9 – Minister Allicock announces

    Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock today announced that thirteen students from Region 9 who excelled the at recent national Grade Six Assessment will be receiving full Hinterland Scholarships to attend Secondary Schools. Minister Allicock made the announcement during the National Grade Six Assessment Awards Ceremony