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Ministry Of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries And Rural Transformation Hosts Three Workshop On Value Chain

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Rural Transformation will host three workshop this month. Ministry of Agriculture staff and other agencies will receive training on value chain analysis and upgrading in a workshop on Wednesday 25th. The bottled coconut water workshop will take place at the NIS conference room on Thursday May 26, at… Continue Reading →

Rising Concerns Of Bush Fires In SVG By The Forestry Department

The Forestry Department is expressing concerns about the recent increase of bush and forest fires being lit around this time. The Department says these fires have been more frequent on the leeward side of the island, where the wanton lighting of the dry vegetation has resulted in destruction of property, livelihoods and the probable cause… Continue Reading →

Forestry Programme Closes One Year Emergency Assistance Response Project

The Ministry of Agriculture will bring to a close the 1 year Emergency Assistance Response Project, funded through the Food and Agriculture Organization, to assist farmers affected by the December 2013 adverse weather system. A release from the Ministry says the project consisted of a number of programs, with the general objective of providing assistance… Continue Reading →

The Forestry Department Is Advising Safe River Hunting

As the Easter weekend approaches, The Forestry Department is urging Vincentians to be extra careful when consuming the various river species, which are hunted locally. The appeal came from Forestry Officer with responsibility for Law Compliance, Bradford Latham, during the Face to Face programme aired on NBC Radio on Monday. He said the department is… 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 →

Fitzgerald Providence On The Progress Of This Hunting Season

Acting Director of Forestry, Fitzgerald Providence, says most persons have been complying with the guidelines which govern the hunting of wildlife. The Hunting Season for Mammals and Reptiles will end on January 31st. Mr. Providence noted that most of the persons hunting wildlife have been adopting a more humane approach to the treatment of the… Continue Reading →

Forestry Supervisor Reminds Public Of Hunting Season’s Laws

The 2014 Hunting Season officially begins today and Vincentians are being urged comply with the law while hunting. Forestry Supervisor, Glenroy Gaymes said the season is now open for mammals, reptiles and birds. He however reminded persons that the Hunting season for Mammals and Reptiles ends on January 31st while the hunting season for Birds… Continue Reading →