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GRDB Awards Long Serving Employees Fri, 27 Oct 2017 15:18:56 +0000 The Guyana Rice Development Board expressed their appreciation to five of its employees who have completed twenty years of service in the rice industry. These employees were presented with a certificate of appreciation and token at the Award and Long Service Ceremony hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture at Ramada Georgetown Princess Hotel on October 26th, 2017.

The employees honoured are Dr. Mahendra Persaud, Chief Scientist and Plant Breeder, Mr. Rajendra Persaud, Plant Pathologist, Mr. Bissessar Persaud, Extension Manager (ag.), Mr. Jaddonauth Persaud, Farm Manager and Mr. Naitram Persaud, Senior Research Technician, who are all stationed at the research arm of the GRDB.

The Guyana Rice Development Board thanks these employees for their exceptional contribution and dedication to the agency and the rice sector.

Sitting from left to right: Mr. Rajendra Persaud, Mr. Naitram Persaud, Ms. Shetal Persaud (Daughter of Dr. Mahendra Persaud), Mr. Jaddonauth Persaud and Mr. Bissessar Persaud.

Standing from left to right: Ms. Raven Liverpool, Human Resource Officer, Mr. Nizam Hassan, General Manager and Ms. Allison Peters, Quality Control Manager.


October 26th, 2017

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GRDB’s Invitation to Tender Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:27:38 +0000 The Guyana Rice Development Board is currently inviting suitably qualified individuals to bid on the following items. After purchasing your bid documents, please read the outlined criteria carefully, then feel free to submit your bids on or before the closing date of October 27th, 2017 at 14:00 hrs.

GRDB’s Rice Research Station Open Day 2017 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:30:06 +0000 The GRDB recently hosted its annual Open Day at its Rice Research Station, Burma, Mahaicony. In attendance were the Minister of Agriculture, Honorable Noel Holder, dignitaries from various other government agencies, the private sector, students from various schools, rice millers, farmers, and other invitees. The open day began with tours of some of the testing fields at the station, highlighting the works being done by the researchers based there. There was then a formal gathering in the auditorium, where various speakers, including General Manager (ag), Ms. Allison Peters, and Honorable Minister Noel Holder highlighted the works being done by the GRDB’s Research Arm. Booths showing the various types of research being undertaken at the Research Station were also on display, with staff at the ready to answer any questions that the viewing public might have had. Several pieces of equipment, including heavy duty agricultural machinery were also on display.

Happy Diwali from GRDB. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:54:14 +0000 The board of directors, management and staff of the Guyana Rice Development Board join in wishing you and your family a happy and blessed Diwali.