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Visit of the Minister of Overseas

Thursday 28/11/2019, Solicaz received in its premises the Minister of Overseas Annick Girardin and the Prefect of French Guiana Marc Del Grande, the Chairman of the CTG Mr. Rodolphe Alexandre, Senator Georges Patient, the Deputy Mr. Lenaick Adam, the Mayor of Kourou Mr. François Ringuet and the Rector of the Guyana Academy Mr. Alain Ayong Le Kama.

Rugby Tiger Trophy 2019

Solicaz is committed to a local Rugby team and has been invited at the corporate tournament of touch rugby the 13th of april 2019. The solicaz’s employees have finished 3rd out of 10 teams and will be present for the next 2020’s edition with more training.

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Change NOW 2020

SOLICAZ will be present at the CHANGE NOW International Summit on 30, 31/01 and 01/02 2020. All information on the official website.

Presentation of the Solicaz laboratory to students

On Friday January 10, 2020, around fifteen students from the Matiti agricultural high school (1st STAV) supervised by Mr. Laridan, came to visit the Solicaz laboratory to discover its activities.

Plants exhibition at the mall – Remire Montjoly 2

Solicaz held a stand at the plants exhibition in Remire-Montjoly in November 30, with other local producers of exotic plants in French-Guyana.

XVth regional cooperation conference Antilles Guyana from 27 to 29 November 2019

Solicaz intervened during the XV regional cooperation conference to present a cooperation project with Guyana on the theme of restoring the soils of former bauxite mines.

Visit of the Minister of Overseas

Thursday 28/11/2019, Solicaz received in its premises the Minister of Overseas Annick Girardin and the Prefect of French Guiana Marc Del Grande, the Chairman of the CTG Mr. Rodolphe Alexandre, Senator Georges Patient, the Deputy Mr. Lenaick Adam, the Mayor of Kourou Mr. François Ringuet and the Rector of the Guyana Academy Mr. Alain Ayong Le Kama.

Guyana TransAgriDom meetings, week of October 21, 2019

The TransAgriDom project aims to accentuate the synergy between territories and actors of the Innovation and Agricultural Transfer Networks (RITA) to ensure the agro-ecological transition in the French overseas territories.

European Agri Innovation Summit – Lisieux 25-26 June 2019

Invited by the European Agricultural Innovation Summit in June 2019, Solicaz introduced RITA’s project : GUYAFER

Rugby Tiger Trophy 2019

Solicaz is committed to a local Rugby team and has been invited at the corporate tournament of touch rugby the 13th of april 2019. The solicaz’s employees have finished 3rd out of 10 teams and will be present for the next 2020’s edition with more training.

Lecture and formation about compost

One of the project of the European union for innovation is to support the improvement of productivity and developement of sustainable agriculture in the village of Iracoubo.

POLLUTEC 2018

In 2018, Solicaz was for the first time exposing at the POLLUTEC 2018 EXPOSITION, next to its french overseas destinations like Martinique, Guadeloupe… This year was invited the prime minister of Burkina Faso country honored at the exhibition, Solicaz got the chance to meet him and exchange about partnership’s projects.

Visit of the Minister of Research

Visit of the French Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Frédérique VIDAL at the Solicaz lab

ARAG (2016/today)

The Rural Agricultural Association of French Guiana (ARAG) was founded in 2010 by a group of farmers and people committed to the promotion of the French Guianese heritage and to production. Through reasoned agricultural practices of plants whose heritage stems from the Amazon basin, ARAG also strives to conserve and enhance archaeological and rock heritage […]

Matiti High School (2015/today)

We work in collaboration with teachers and students from Matiti Agricultural High School to organize annual professional simulations and trainings. We also regularly take student-apprentices. www.epl.guyane.educagri.fr

Rugby (2018)

Solicaz is committed to the development of the Womens’ Rugby in French Guiana and the sponsoring of the Women’s “Rugby Club du Tigre”.

SURIMEP (November 1-3, 2017)

“More than 350 delegates, 25 sponsors and 45 exhibitors participated in the first convocation of SURIMEP (in 2014).” We are delighted to announce the dates for the 2nd edition of SURIMEP 2017, which will be held from November 1st to 3rd 2017. The event is organised by AME Trade Ltd. SURIMEP 2017 will take place […]

SIM (October 18-20, 2017)

The congress-exhibition of the SIM in Metz attracted an audience that was curious about the exhibition stands and attending the workshops. Un premier bilan montre que cette édition a rassemblé pas loin de 4 500 personnes sur deux jours et demi. Ce chiffre englobe toutes les catégories parmi lesquelles figurent 2 050 visiteurs de l’exposition, […]

RITA 2 (2017-2018)

In continuation of the project RITA 1 (2013-2015) – GUYAFER: Participatory enhancement in the FERtility of French GUYAnese soils. Towards a durable agriculture with a high organic output. The Launching of RITA 2 in 2017-2018. The Gathering Objective: To promote durable, organic agriculture, integrated in step with ecological transition and responding to the local and […]

NOFRAYANE (VINCI Group) 2017

Upon its own volition, NOFRAYANE decided to invest in the research of methods for the reduction of environmental impacts. To this effect, SOLICAZ was appointed to directe the project, BIOZA (Restoration of the BIOdiversity of Anthropised Zones in French Guiana). Launched in 2017, the goal of the project was to provide solutions for the restoration […]

Participation at the Carrefours de l’innovation, October 2017

On October 23 and 24, 2017, Solicaz participated in the Carrefours de l’innovation.

Participation in the SIM, October 2017

On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, Solicaz will participate in the 66th Mineral Industry Congress and Exhibition.

Guyane Gold Mine 2017

In the heart of the Amazon forest, situated on the Korossibo creek and tributary of the Mana river, Guyane Gold Mine has begun the revegetation of its sites after mining. Only accessed by helicopter, SOLICAZ established a nursery directly on site. Over 25,000 trees or 60 Hectares are presently being replanted since the assemblage of […]

BOULANGER 2017

Situated at the crossroad of Cacao, the Boulanger mine has just initiated the revegetation of its sites.

Meeting in Haïti

Meetings with organizations and donors of international funds, and public and private partners in Haïti. Port-au-Prince, 21 to 26 June 2017. Organized by:

TRAINING ON REVEGETATION: CFPPA of MATITI

G.PAUL held a training session on the revegetation of mining sites at the Agricultural School of Matiti on October 25th, 2015.

Theme day on legumes at the CFPPA in Matiti (23.01.2016)

Solicaz took part in the leguminous event at Matiti Agricultural High School, which brought together about 40 people, actors from the agricultural world.

The visiting of revegetated sites by Solicaz during the experimentation of the Guyafix project

Following the final restitution of the MOM and GUYAFIX projects presented on Wednesday, October 28, 2015…

REAGI Workshop: “The usage of coal in agriculture” (Oct 27, 2015)

On October 27th, 2015, Solicaz participed in the second RÉAGI workshop conducted, titled, “The Usage of Coal in Agriculture,” in Macouria.

Final restitution of project results for GUYAFIX and MOM 2012

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, the final presentation of the results of the Guyafix (2012-2015) and MOM (2012-2014) projects…

Solicaz at the regional fair for Agriculture (Oct 17th &18th, 2015)

On the weekend of October 17 and 18, 2015, Matiti Agricultural High School welcomed the general public…

REAGI workshop: “green fertilizers and cover crops” (10-9-15)

On the 9th of October 2015, at Matiti Agricultural High School, REAGI (The Trade Network in Intertropical Agro-Ecology) proposed a workshop on green manures and cover crops which brought together roughly twenty people from the agricultural world. The subject was developed by L. DEMADE-PELLORCE from the InGaGen consultancy firm. InGaGen promoted the implementation of practices […]

Thematic day on legumes at the Matiti agricultural high school (9-23-15)

On September 23rd, 2015, Solicaz took part in the Legumes event at Matiti Agricultural High School, which brought together about 40 actors from the agricultural world. The aim was to present the advantages of planting legumes in pastures, or on crop or fruit-growing plots to public farmers in French Guiana. Rainer Schultze Kraft, an expert […]

Solicaz at the 2014 Pollutec show

POLLUTEC is an environmental and energy fair, bringing together professionals from all over the world.

Solicaz at the International Mining Show of Suriname on Mines, Energy and Oil

The first international mining show in Suriname brought together more than 350 delegates, 25 sponsors and 45 companies including SOLICAZ, which presented their different areas of expertise and their roles in French Guiana by working for local development that respects the environment. The show was held over three days, during which 56 speakers were able […]

Solicaz at the “create and innovate” entrepreneurs fair (nov. 29th-30th, 2013)

The first “Create and innovate” Entrepreneurs’ Fair took place on Friday 29th and Saturday 30th of November, 2013, at PROGT in Matoury.

MOM 2012-2014: development of a protocol for the restoration of plant biodiversity on degraded sites

Project carried by Solicaz Partners: PTMG Guyana, SMSE and Ecuador Mining Operators. The gold richness of the subsoil in the Guyana region coupled with an extremely rapid population growth generates an increase in deforestation which causes a loss of heritage of the only primary forest that Europe possesses each year. The increase in the current […]

National strategy for biodiversity 2011-2020, GUYAFIX project 2012-2015

Establishment of a production of nitrogen-fixing plants endemic to French Guiana for the restoration of degraded sites, carried out by Solicaz. Appointment by the MEDDTL, as part of the National Strategy for Biodiversity 2011-2020. Funded by: DEAL and the Regional Council of Guyana Partners: PTMG, SMSE Mining Operator, Macouria EPLEFPA Farm, Guyane Consult, UMR Ecofog, […]

MOM 2013-2015: sustainable management of soil fertility of prairies for forrage production in Guyana

The population growth in French Guiana (anticipated to double in less than 20 years) raises the question of the sustainable development of local agricultural products. For example, for beef, local needs are only 20% satisfied by local production, and the only local sources for animal feed are grassland; most of the imports (meat and raw […]

The RITA-GUYAFER Program 2013-2015

Project funded by: CIOM, EAFRD and The Regional Council of French Guiana (Le conseil Régional de la Guyane) Partners: CIRAD, Solicaz The GUYAFER program was created under the RITA French Guiana framework. It aims to promote and support the transition to organic farming (biological or not) to ensure the sustainability of soil resources and systems […]

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