Tag Archives: Ministry of Agriculture

YOUTH PROJECT

The Overland Progressive Youth Group, which was established in February this year, is making progress in marketing crops produced by its members. The group was established by the Youth Affairs Division in the Ministry of Social Development, as part of a Youth-In-Agriculture Pilot Programme. It is currently made up of some 17 young persons, in… Continue Reading →

WFD EXHIBITION

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Raymond Ryan, said the Ministry of Agriculture is committed to the global thrust to eliminate hunger and poverty at the global level. He was speaking at this morning’s the World Food Day Exhibition being held at Heritage Square under the theme “Our Actions Are Our Future – a… Continue Reading →

WORLD FOOD DAY

The Ministry of Agriculture has established a committee chaired by Leroy Jackson, to co-ordinate activities being planned to commemorate World Food Day this year. World Food Day will be observed on Tuesday October 16th, under the theme: Our actions are our future – A Zero Hunger World is possible by 2030. The Ministry says the… Continue Reading →

SVG WCSS FORUM

St. Vincent and the Grenadines was represented at the 21st World Congress of Soil Science (WCSS) held in Brazil from August 12th to 17th. Expert on Soil Analysis and Instructor on Plant Protection and Quarantine, in the Ministry of Agriculture, Renrick Williams, attended the forum. The event is hosted every four years by the International… Continue Reading →

CANNABIS CONSULTATIONS CONTINUE

The third in a series of community consultations which are being held to educate and solicit feedback on the legal framework for the establishment of a Medicinal Cannabis Industry here, will be held today. The sessions are being hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry and Labour, in collaboration with the… Continue Reading →

FORESTRY AND HURRICANE SEASON

Vincentians have been urged by the Forestry Services within the Ministry of Agriculture – to ensure that they are prepared for the Hurricane season. The encouragement came from Senior Forestry Supervisor, Cornelius Richards – who said that people often wait until the last minute, to have their overhanging trees cut. Mr. Richards is however appealing… Continue Reading →

BANANA INDUSTRY BOOST

The Ministry of Agriculture is receiving Financial and Technical Support from the Republic of China on Taiwan in its quest to rehabilitate the Banana Industry. On Tuesday, an official ceremony was held in Orange Hill, to launch of Phase One of the Banana Revitalization Project through improvement of Black Sigatoka Management. The project costing 1.3… Continue Reading →