The project aims to enhance the stability and sustainability of Guyana’s rice sector.
- Introducing and sharing the intellectual property of three new area-specific rice varieties to enable the country to produce specialised rice varieties for export.
- Building institutional capacity in certified seed production, breeding methodology and protocol, as well as establishing a certified seed production facility.
- Developing downstream rice-based end products to enhance the supply chain.
- Organising a series of training-of-trainers for GRDB researchers in various fields of rice-based product development.
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