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 […]
“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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
On October 23 and 24, 2017, Solicaz participated in the Carrefours de l'innovation.
Solicaz took part in the leguminous event at Matiti Agricultural High School, which brought together about 40 people, actors from the agricultural world.
Following the final restitution of the MOM and GUYAFIX projects presented on Wednesday, October 28, 2015...
On October 27th, 2015, Solicaz participed in the second RÉAGI workshop conducted, titled, "The Usage of Coal in Agriculture," in Macouria.
On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, the final presentation of the results of the Guyafix (2012-2015) and MOM (2012-2014) projects...
On the weekend of October 17 and 18, 2015, Matiti Agricultural High School welcomed the general public...
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]