Tag Archives: FAO

PESTICIDES SUSPENSION

Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar, has confirmed that a review is being carried out by the Pesticides Board of certain types of Pesticides here. Minister Caesar had announced last month that an immediate suspension had been placed on the importation of pesticides which contain the active ingredient gly-phosate, which is found in pesticides such as… Continue Reading →

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Hunger Eradication

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is among thirty-three Countries have reaffirmed their commitment to eradicate hunger by the year 2025. Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean have advanced a robust agenda aimed at achieving the eradication of hunger in the region, during a major FAO meeting which concluded on Saturday in Santiago, Chile. All… Continue Reading →

Frederick Stephenson Represents SVG At FAO Regional Conference

Minister of National Mobilization and Social Development, Frederick Stephenson is representing St. Vincent and the Grenadines at the 33rd FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean will be held in Santiago, Chile. Eight countries in the region that have managed to eradicate hunger while fifteen countries have already achieved the first Millennium Development… Continue Reading →

Agriculture Sector $32,000,000 EC Damages

Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar said the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has calculated the damages and loss to the local Agricultural sector during the Christmas Disaster at a total of thirty two million Eastern Caribbean Dollars. He made this statement while contributing to the debate on the Supplementary Estimates in Parliament today. Minister Caesar… Continue Reading →