Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock and Minister of Agriculture are in receipt of the draft legislation for the “Catch and Release” Sport Fishing of the world’s largest fresh water fish the Arapaima. The legislation which was drafted by Attorney at Law Mr. Nigel Hughes
Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs has underscored the importance of achieving the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development within the context of opportunities available to our indigenous peoples. Minister Allicock made this comment during his inaugural address to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues UNPFII in
The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs and the Guyana Foundation inked an agreement which will see thirty seven villages in Regions one, two, seven, eight and nine benefiting from more than twenty eight thousand pieces of clothing. The foundation has recently received a donation of a 20ft container of clothing
The Makushi Research Unit MRU from region nine has left an indelible mark when they unveiled a unique Indigenous line. The project dubbed the Rupununi Essence Luxury Facial Cleanser was birthed through a partnership between three entities the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, the Institute of Applied Science and
Several indigenous persons caring for their sick in the Pediatric Ward of the country’s premier Health Institution the Georgetown Public Hospital on Wednesday welcomed an impromptu visit by Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe. While there, Minister Lowe interacted with the Doctors, Nurses, Parents and Relatives
Youths from Upper Mazaruni District, Region Seven who are actively involved in the ongoing Hinterland Employment and Youth Service HEYS Program have indicated that they are grateful to be able to participate in this youth program since it is geared at creating that enabling environment where they can become self-sufficient.
Mr. Ovid Williams, of the MoAA ADF-GRIF Project Management Unit facilitating the scoping mission (technical preparation for the implementation of the village’s community development plan) at Mashabo, Region 2 – Feb 16, 2015. (Main Image)
AMERINDIAN LAND TITLING (ALT) PROJECT: Little Kaniballi-Santa Cruz Village General Meeting held on March 18, 2015 spearheaded by MoAA-ALT Technical Team, examining maps of requested extension, with ALT Sworn Lands Surveyor. (Main Picture)
To support and facilitate a participatory community process that would result in the implementation of the chosen business ventures by the various villages and communities , the MoAA ADF-GRIF Projects Unit conducted Scoping Missions and Business Development Trainings in Regions 2 , 8 and 9 respectively in three separate visits.
New Education Bill would have addressed specific needs of communities-including hinterland – President
Georgetown, GINA, March 3, 2015 Among the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) Administration’s plan for the education sector is curriculum reform to meet the needs of different segments of the population, one of which is hinterlands students, and this was expected to have been addressed during the 10th Parliament, whose