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

  • MOIPA takes planning for Sustainable Villages to Moruca Sub-district…

    Eleven villages and satellites in the Santa Rosa, Moruca Sub-District, Barima/Waini, Region One are benefitting from a four-day Village Improvement Plan (V.I.P) workshop, an initiative being executed under the Sustainable Development Framework (SDF) which is aimed at building sustainable village economies. The cabinet approved SDF has been rebranded and is

  • MoIPA walks away with top honors at Mash Prize Giving Exercises – first time belted such a feat.

    The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs has made history as it walked away with four of five prizes up for grabs in the medium band category of the just concluded Mashramani Float Celebrations on Republic Day 2018. The Mash 2018 prize giving ceremony and Launch of Mashramani 2019 was held

  • Establishment of $10M Lapidary in Monkey Mountain on track.

    The much anticipated construction of a Lapidary in the picturesque village of Monkey Mountain in the North Pakaraimas (Region 8) is expected to commence soon. This facility, once operable, will produce Jewellery, ornaments and exotic furniture pieces from semi-precious stones which can be found in abundance on the plains of

  • Tuseneng 2018 host for North Pakaraima Expo

    Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock on Monday handed over a cheques to Toshao of Tuseneng Village Council Philip Geronimo for the hosting of the 5th North Pakaraima Expo billed for March 26-27, 2018. Tuseneng is the host village for this year’s activity which plans to