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Farmer’s Support Group Members Training

Staff members of the Farmers Support Company are currently undergoing training in microfinance and cooperative development. The training is spearheaded by the St. Vincent Cocoa Company and the Facilitator is Rural Finance and Cooperative Development Expert, Iven Ose. Agriculture Minister Saboto Caesar says the main aim of the training is to build the human resource… Continue Reading →

Farmer’s Field School Graduation

Forty livestock farmers graduated yesterday after completing a one-year training program at the first ever Farmers Field School (FFS). The FFS is an initiative of the FAO used as a means of building farmers’ capacity, knowledge and skills base in making critical decisions in the management of their farms. Speaking at yesterday’s graduation ceremony Minister… Continue Reading →

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves – Farmer’s Support

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the Farmers Support Company which was established late last year, has so far approved loans for over six hundred Farmers who had applied for assistance. Dr. Gonsalves provided an update on the loans disbursed to date, during a News Conference on Monday. The Prime Minister said over just over… Continue Reading →

Bernard Cornibert – Farmer Bases

The Memorandum of Understanding signed here last week by the Ministry of Agriculture and Winfresh includes provisions for the establishment of Farmer Bases The Memorandum is intended to develop a framework for collaboration between both entities, with the aim of further diversifying the agricultural sector. Speaking at last week’s signing, Managing Director of Winfresh, Bernard… Continue Reading →