CDO’s urged to be more proactive in respective regions..

Community Development Officers CDO’s were reminded to remain proactive in the respective indigenous villages and communities that they oversee. This was emphasized last Wednesday by Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock during his address to the CDO’s in the employ of the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’

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MoIPA and Social Protection continues to collaborate on social issues in Hinterland Villages……

Forty five indigenous village leaders and councilors from Region 9 (North Rupununi) recently benefitted from a sensitization training of their rights and responsibilities under the Sexual Offences Act, the Domestic Violence Act, the Labour Act and the Combating Trafficking in Persons act. Twenty two leaders from eight communities in the

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Minister Valerie Garrido-Lowe champions’ agriculture drive in Kwebanna- farmers grateful for tools received.

Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe on September 15 last handed over a quantity of agricultural tools to twenty five farmers from Kwebanna, Region One. Among the tools received were cutlasses, files, hoes, water cans, shovels and pick axes and were handed over during an outreach

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