Tag Archives: Agricultural

Ministry Of Agriculture Seeks To Build A Stronger Agricultural Market Here In SVG

Chief Agricultural Officer, Ashley Caine has said that the Ministry is continuing to implement programs which are aimed at further developing the local Agricultural Industry. Mr. Caine was speaking at the launch of the Co-operative Farmers Market last week. He said one of the ways in which they are building capacity within the Industry is… Continue Reading →

Agricultural Sector Rehabilitation Makes Great Progress

Significant progress has been made by the Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries in rehabilitating the agricultural sector, in the wake of the devastating floods of 2013. Word of this came from Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar, during a News Conference last week. Responding to a question from the media, Minister Caesar noted that a… Continue Reading →

World Food Day Agricultural Exhibition Tomorrow

The 33rd edition of World Food Day will be observed tomorrow under the theme, Family Farming: “Feeding the world, caring for the earth”. Here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Ministry of Agriculture will climax its celebrations with the hosting of an Agricultural Festival at Heritage Square in Kingstown from nine tomorrow morning. The… Continue Reading →

Concern Has Arisen From The Public About This Country’s Agricultural Issues

A number of communities throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines have expressed concerns about the negative impact of human activities on the natural environment. The issues were highlighted during a series of community consultations over the last year by a steering committee which was established to develop a National Action Plan for Combating Desertification or… Continue Reading →

Greater Demand For Local Produce, Minister Caesar Lays Out Progress And Plans For The Agricultural Sector

Local Banana farmers can look forward to a major boost for the sector in the upcoming months, as they prepare to increase production to meet expanding demand. Minister of Agriculture Saboto Ceaser announced at a News Conference on Wednesday that there is now a greater demand for locally produced bananas. Minister Ceaser said the Ministry… Continue Reading →

Winfresh Two-Day Agricultural Mission

A three member team from Winfresh is now in the state for a two-day mission. The Mission comprises: Chief Executive Officer Bernard Cornibert, Procurement Officer Phil Collins and Purchasing and Logistics Manager Cuthbert Joseph. A release from the Ministry of Agriculture says the Ministry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Winfresh for the export… Continue Reading →

Saboto Caesar On Improving Local Agricultural Produce

The Ministry of Agriculture will be taking steps to improve the quality of agricultural produce exported to the regional market. Word of this came from Agriculture Minister Saboto Caesar, during a News Conference held this week to mark the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Agriculture and Winfresh. Minister Caesar noted… Continue Reading →