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In keeping with its mandate to increase agricultural production, Minister of Agriculture, Robert Persaud,Cheap NFL Jerseys China, is urging all local government authorities and other stakeholders to expedite dam maintenance in rice growing regions to allow farmers to harvest during opportunity days.Kaieteur News understands that support has been provided by the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA), to facilitate harvesting in a number of rice growing areas.These supports provided by the NDIA mainly include the maintenance of dams,Wholesale Hockey Jerseys 2018, since rice farmers need improved access to transport paddy out of their fields. As an ongoing exercise,Cheap Authentic Jerseys, the NDIA is making sure that rice farmers harvest their crops during periods when the weather is ideal to avoid any undue hardship and loss of crop.The Drainage and Irrigation Department which is made up of the NDIA and the Regional Democratic Council has started the “Dam maintenance” in some regions including; Regions Two, Three, Four and Six.In Region Two, 80 percent of work has been carried out by the NDIA. Dam’s maintenance work has been carried out from Somerset and Berks to Spring Gardens. The NDIA excavator is also undertaking works at Cozier to assist farmers in some areas that still need irrigation.Previously,China NFL Jerseys, works were carried out from Golden Fleece to Perth to ensure that there was drainage and adequate irrigation.WUAs, the Charity/Zorg-en-Vlyght and Annandale/Good Hope have provided necessary support with regard to dam preparation through small contracts that were awarded to farmers. Harvesting has commenced with farmers obtaining good yields and profitable price.In Region Three, West Demerara, the access dams measuring 20,000 rods amounting to approximately $3M would be executed by the Vreed-en-Hoop/La Jalousie WUA and is expected to commence shortly.Maintenance work on the dams in Philadelphia is currently being done by the NDIA’s bulldozer, after which it would go to Vergenoegen.In Region Four, Demerara/ Mahaica, two contracts have been awarded by the RDC to commence dam maintenance works from Huntley to Mary’s Hope. The Cane Grove WUA has been providing support with the filing of holes on dams.In Region Six,Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping, extensive works have been carried out in the Black Bush Polder area as the WUA has undertaken dam maintenance within the area.In addition, NDIA has put a new bulldozer to assist with maintenance in the area. This exercise is usually carried out before the harvesting period begins. In the 52-74 area, a $3.5M contract has been awarded by the RDC to complete 26 access dams measuring 1500 to 1600 rods. NDIA’s equipment has carried out works at No.57, 59, 67 and 68 villages. Harvesting has begun.According to a press release from the Ministry of Agriculture,Cheap Adidas NHL Jerseys, the Ministry will continue to provide necessary support to rice farmers during the harvesting period as this year the rice industry is set to record its largest crop in rice history.The Authority will continue to work with all Regional and Neighbourhood Democratic Councils to ensure its dam maintenance programme is expedited to satisfy farmers’ needs.
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