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Daily Archives: July 29, 2014

The revolution in finance for agriculture

by Adelle Z. Roopchand July 2014 – Nairobi….The access to finance is and has been a debilitating factor in the progress of agricultural development across the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) regions.  Farmers from the regions have called on governments to address the financial strategies for better access by the agricultural sector to funding from lending institutions.  The farmers addressed ...

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Rodney Inquiry: Weapons-transfer document probably bogus- GDF

The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) on Tuesday appeared to suggest that a purported form showing the transfer of weapons to the People’s National Congress (PNC) is a bogus document. Testifying before a Commission that is inquiring into the bomb-blast death of Guyanese politician and world-renowned historian,  Lt.Col. Patrick West said the regimental number on the document differed from that in ...

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GDF can’t find William “Gregory” Smith’s personnel file

A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Sergeant fingered in the death of Guyanese politician and historian, Dr. Walter Rodney is dead but his status in the army remains a mystery because his personnel file cannot be found, according to testimony provided to a Commission of Inquiry on Tuesday. Lt. Col. Patrick West said records show that there was a 4141 William ...

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