Tag Archives: Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar

AGRICULURE EXPORTS

St. Vincent and the Grenadines has experienced an increase in demand for agricultural commodities amidst the COVID-19 crisis. And, Farmers and Fishers will soon obtain support from the Ministry of Agriculture for production and marketing. Similarly, several member states of CARICOM have allocated     resources to boost agriculture production. Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar currently chairs… Continue Reading →

COVID FOOD SECURITY

Senior personnel in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries have been meeting this week to formulate a COVID 19 Food Security and Impact Mitigation Plan                                                A release from the Ministry said Global food systems have been severely disrupted by the spread of the COVID 19 pandemic.   And, SVG has already seen its exports of… Continue Reading →

REDUCING LOW QUALITY PRODUCE IMPORTATION

Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar said this year as the Ministry works to have local farmers produce higher quality products for consumers, they will also be working to reduce the importation of low quality produce to the country. He made the announcement at a recent two-day workshop focusing on the disposal of harmful pesticides and… Continue Reading →

CAESAR AND MORE ORGANIC PRODUCE

Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar said the Government will continue to push for more local farmers to market organically produced agricultural produce that are free of synthetic Herbicides and Pesticides. He made this statement during the opening of last week’s two-day workshop for twenty Pesticide Inspectors which focused on the disposal of harmful pesticides. Minister… Continue Reading →

CAESAR BANANA

The Ministry of Agriculture is moving forward with the implementation of the first phase of the Banana Revitalization Project.          Yesterday, a quantity of fertilizer was handed over to Farmers, under the  first phase of the project, which runs for one year – from 2019-2020. Delivering remarks at the event, Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar said… Continue Reading →

SVG AND GHANA AGREEMENTS

The Bilateral relations between St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the Republic of Ghana have been advanced following their first meeting of the Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC) last week. According to a release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the meeting was held in Accra from February 11th to the 14th. The Deputy… Continue Reading →

MCA CULTIVATORS TRAINING

The Medicinal Cannabis Authority {MCA} will host a Training Workshop in Best Practices in Medicinal Cannabis Cultivation today. The Workshop, targeting more than one hundred Local Traditional Cannabis Cultivators, seeks to ensure that this group of investors are better placed to benefit from the legal production of Medicinal Cannabis in St. Vincent and the Grenadines…. Continue Reading →