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A National Symposium On Social Protection In Agriculture Takes Place Here Today

Some sixty stakeholders in the agricultural sector and social protection agencies across the country will attend the Symposium, as part of activities leading up to World Food Day 2015. The symposium is aimed at heightening public awareness on the contribution of social protection programs towards poverty reduction and food security. The Ministry of Agriculture and… Continue Reading →

The Forestry Department In The Ministry Of Agriculture Expresses Concern About Rising Acts Of River Poisoning

The Forestry Department in the Ministry of Agriculture has expressed concern about river poisoning, which appears to be on the rise. Forestry Officer Bradford Latham, says although this practice is traditionally carried out during the Easter period, there have been reports of rivers being poisoned during the month of January Mr. Latham said the reports… Continue Reading →

Chezley Scipio Urges The Ministry Of Agriculture To Place Farmers In Cooperatives

The President of the South Windward Action Producers Co-operative, Chezley Scipio has welcomed the move towards the establishment of more Farmers Co-operatives here. Mr. Scipio spoke on the benefits to be derived from co-operatives, during his remarks at the launch of the Co-operative Farmers Market at Heritage Square this month. He urged the Ministry of… Continue Reading →

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 →