The Guyana rice industry performed very well in 2015, in spite of various challenges such as the unfavourable weather conditions, low prices for paddy and loss of a premium market.
Production for 2015 closed at 1,058,129 metric tonnes paddy, which is equivalent to 687,784 metric tonnes of rice. This is the highest production recorded in the history of the rice industry. The average yield is a recorded 5.5 tonnes per hectare, the highest in the production history in Guyana.

Nizam Hassan

General Manager


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