Bilateral relations between Guyana and the United States, particularly in the area of agriculture, can see possible future collaboration as the two country looks towards areas of development.

Today, newly accredited U.S Ambassador to Guyana, Mrs. Sarah-Ann Lynch, paid a courtesy call on Agriculture Minister, Noel Holder. The meeting was used as an introduction to the sector and to look at areas where collaboration might be feasible.

Explaining that Guyana was a food secure country, Minister Holder used the opportunity to speak of Guyana’sproductive potential especially in the areas of rice and agriculture diversification and the plan of the Ministry to expand its productive base as a result of rising sea levels due to climate change.

Ambassador Lynch expressed satisfaction at the level of cooperation the two countries share since the establishment of Bilateral Relations over 52 years ago. The Ambassador said that during her tenure, the two governments will peruse possible areas for mutual cooperation.

Ambassador Lynch served until recently as the Acting Assistant Administrator for USAID’s Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). She has also served as the Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for LAC; USAID Mission Director in Iraq; and the Director of the Office of Iraq and Arabian Peninsula Affairs in USAID’s Middle East Bureau.

A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Ambassador Lynch has over 25 years of service. She presented her letters of Credence to H.E President David Granger on March 13, 2019.


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