The Government to purchase 40 boats for fisher folk across the country

Some 2.8 million dollars has been allocated by the Government under the COVID-19 Food Security and Livelihood Plan, for the purchase of  forty boats for fisher folk across the country.

The announcement was made by Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Saboto Caesar, as he responded to a question during Monday’s sitting of the House of Assembly.

Minister Caesar said Fishers who are interested in receiving boats, must apply through the Farmers Support Company.