FAO to fund UG’s establishment of food and nutrition institute; studies on agriculture

Guyana FAO- Reuben RobertsFAO Representative in Guyana, Reuben Robertson addressing the 10th Turkeyen and Tain Talks held on December 1, 2017 at Pegasus Hotel.

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has announced that it will be supporting the establishment of a Food and Nutrition Institute at the University of Guyana (UG) and help that tertiary institution conduct several studies on climate change related to the agriculture sector.

The announcements were made by the FAO Representative in Guyana, Reuben Robertson at the 10th Turkeyen and Tain Talks, a public forum on various national issues that is organised and held periodically by UG.

He said the US$30,000 institute, which would be established at the Turkeyen Campus, is a tangible contribution to partner with UG in its ongoing leading role in Guyana’s development. Read More>>