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The Ministry of Agriculture Aims To Reduce Lion Fish Population

The Ministry of Agriculture is making progress in reducing the population of the Lion Fish Species in the waters of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Word of this came from Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Raymond Ryan during a News Conference last week. Mr. Ryan said the Ministry has promoting… Continue Reading →

Saboto Caesar Makes Address At Agriculture Policy Program For CARIFORUM Launch

Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar today highlighted the need for agricultural programmes to be developed, that are tailored specifically to the needs of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Minister Caesar made the point, as addressed a ceremony to mark the official launch of the local chapter of the Agriculture Policy Program (APP) for CARIFORUM. The… Continue Reading →

Livestock Export To Grenada Will Bring In $450,000 EC Says Ministry Of Agriculture

The Ministry says the livestock is set to leave St Vincent next Wednesday November 5th 2014 for Grenada as part of the Ministry of Agriculture’s Agri-export strategy initiative. This country exported its first batch of cattle to Grenada in 2012 and since then has made two other shipments. According to Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar,… Continue Reading →

Minister of Agriculture Addresses Boarder Surveillance

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Saboto Caesar, has highlighted the importance of maintaining a high level of vigilance at this country’s ports to protect the valuable agricultural sector. He was speaking at the start of a recent seminar on the World Trade Organization (WTO) Sanitary and Phyto Sanitary Measures Agreement (SPS), which sets out… Continue Reading →

Ministry Of Agriculture Will Provide Boost To Local Banana Production

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 Caesar announced at a News Conference on Wednesday that there is now a greater demand for locally produced bananas. Minister Caesar said the Ministry… Continue Reading →

Several Stakeholders Seek To Address The Issue Of Sustainable Agriculture In SVG

A Technical Committee has been established here to work on the preparation of National Standards for Good Agricultural Practices – GAP. The Committee was established by the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Bureau of Standards, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishery, Rural Transformation, and Industry The Committee is comprised of representatives from… Continue Reading →

Ministry Of Agriculture Implements New Export Strategy, With Butternut Squash As The Main Crop

As part of its continued diversification efforts, the Ministry of Agriculture will soon be exporting a new commodity to the United Kingdom. Agriculture Minister Sabota Caesar announced today that his Ministry has secured a market for Butternut Squash in the United Kingdom He says this is part of the development and implementation of the Export… Continue Reading →