Tag Archives: Minister of Agriculture

Agricultural Diversification for St. Vincent & the Grenadines

Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar said the Ministry of Agriculture is now embarking on an Agricultural Diversification program at the Orange Hill Tissue Culture Lab. The program is working on the production of decorative plants, in addition to Banana and Root Crops. This is to compliment the twenty-point 100-day Agricultural plan, which was launched in… Continue Reading →

The Ministery of Agriculture continues to see signs of improvement in the agricultural sector.

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Saboto Ceasar, said the agricultural sector continues to see signs of improvement in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. He made the point during his contribution to the debate on the 2016 Appropriation Bill, amounting to 912.9 Million dollars, which is being presented in Parliament. Minister Ceasar quoted statistics, which… Continue Reading →

SVG First Shipment of Produces

January 4th, 2015 marked the first shipment of local produce for 2016 from St. Vincent and the Grenadines to the region. Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar was on site, at the Port Authority and witnessed the activities that were taking place. Minister Caesar said there are some problems facing regional trade, and his Ministry plans… Continue Reading →

National Abattoir

The Ministry of Agriculture says funds have already been allocated under the Banana Accompanying Measures Project, for the construction of an Abattoir for Butchers throughout the country. Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar, made the disclosure, noting that the Ministry is continuing to develop the Pedigree of the local Livestock Sector. Minister Caesar said the Construction… Continue Reading →

Minister of Agriculture Saboto Ceasar said the disruption in electricity has negatively affected the local poultry production

Minister of Agriculture Saboto Ceasar said the disruption in electricity as a result of excessive lightning strikes during the Christmas Eve storm, has negatively affected the local poultry production. Speaking at a Media Conference on Monday, Minister Ceasar said the electricity outages severely disrupted production at the Government Hatchery at Dumbarton. He however assured that… Continue Reading →

Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar says the flooding and landslides which occurred during the month of December 2013 are having a significant impact on production and productivity in the agricultural sector

Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar says the flooding and landslides which occurred during the month of December 2013 are having a significant impact on production and productivity in the agricultural sector. Speaking at a News Conference yesterday, Minister Caesar said the adverse weather has already affected exports of bananas. Minister Caesar urged Farmer to come… Continue Reading →

Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries Has Sent Off a Shipment of Over 16-thousand Pounds of Fish to the United States

The Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries has sent off a shipment of over 16-thousand pounds of fish to the United States today. The announcement was made by Minister of Fisheries Minister Saboto Caesar, during a News Conference this morning Minister Caesar said this is the largest single shipment to the United States, and it… Continue Reading →