The Ministry of Agriculture and the Guyana Office for Investment (GoInvest) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today with UMAMI Incorporated for the construction of a multi-million dollar agro-processing facility in Black Bush Polder, Region Six. Construction is expected to commence within the next six months. Once completed, over 50 persons will be employed at the facility.

Following the signing, Agriculture Minister, Zulfikar Mustapha noted that there has been renewed interest in the Agro-processing sector since the Government assumed office a year ago.He also said that the government’s agenda involves having more value-added products produced in Guyana for both domestic consumption and export.


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