Tag Archives: Ministry of Agriculture

PROVIDENCE BIODIVERSITY

The Forestry Services in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, is again appealing to persons to minimize the use of fires for hunting or Agricultural purposes. Director of Forestry, Fitzgerald Providence, made the appeal during NBC’s face to Face program last week, which focused on the importance of Biodiversity. Biodiversity is defined as “the… Continue Reading →

APICULTURE WORK PLAN

A Work Plan has been formulated by the Ministry of Agriculture and the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Beekeepers Association, on the way forward for the local Apiculture or Bee-Keeping Industry. Bee Keeping Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture, Allan Williams told NBC News one of the major areas of concern is developing the capacity… Continue Reading →

PLANTING MORE TREES

An appeal has been made to persons here, to plant more trees in order to ensuring that the nation remains green. The appeal came from Cornelius Richards, Senior Forestry Supervisor, within the Forestry Department attached to the Ministry of Agriculture. Mr. Richards said they continue to see Vincentians becoming more involved in Tree Planting exercises,… Continue Reading →

FISHERMAN’S LAUNCH

From Our Ridges into the High Seas, Our Nation We Feed That’s the theme for the 43rd anniversary of Fisherman’s Day celebrations, which will be officially launched here today and will take place at the Fisheries Division Conference Room, in Kingstown from ten this morning. This year’s slogan is “Cleaner Reef, Healthy Fish To Eat”…. Continue Reading →

WILDMEAT-CONFISCATION

A quantity of wild meat has been confiscated by the Forestry Services in the Ministry of Agriculture, along with the Police. The Ministry says the Agouti meat was initially advertised for sale, and following an investigation, the meat was discovered at a residence in Upper Cane Hall. According to the Ministry, a young man from… Continue Reading →

CAESAR- SVG BANANA TO GRENADA

Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar said St. Vincent and the Grenadines will soon begin exporting bananas to Grenada. He made this statement in response to a question during a recent sitting of the House of Assembly. Minister Caesar said while the country does not currently export bananas to the international market, there continues to be… Continue Reading →

BREADFRUIT ANNIVERSARY

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is today, January 23rd, commemorating the 225th Anniversary of the existence of the breadfruit – since it was first introduced the breadfruit was first introduced to St. Vincent and the Grenadines in 1793 by Captain William Bligh. In addressing the issue of food security, Agricultural Officer Michael Gloster, said as… Continue Reading →