Tag Archives: Food and Agriculture Organization

GARDEN AWARDS

The Rural Transformation Unit in the Ministry of Agriculture, will host an Awards ceremony today, to recognize schools which participated in the 2018 National Schools Gardening Competition. The competition was held to: encourage the application of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) to Agriculture; to create an interest in agriculture among students; and to present a… Continue Reading →

UN AND HAITI FOOD

A new report by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has identified Haiti among 39 countries where conflicts and extreme climate change threaten access to food. According to the Antigua Observer newspaper, the FAO’s Crop Prospects and Food Situation report, released on Thursday, said that 31 countries in Africa, seven in Asia, and… Continue Reading →

INTER-SECTORAL HEALTH WORKSHOP

A two-day Inter-sectoral Workshop will be held here from today, to update the National Food Based Dietary Guidelines of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The workshop will be hosted by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment and the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Transformation, Forestry, Fisheries, Industry and Labour, in collaboration with the Food… Continue Reading →