Tag Archives: Root

Minister Caesar Speaks About Root Crop Export And The Ministry’s Plan For Disease Control

The Ministry of Agriculture is expected to begin the export of root crops to the United Kingdom by the first half of this year. Minister of Agriculture says these exports will be done through an initiative with WINFRESH, and it is part of the diversification of the Agricultural Sector. He said this country can boast… Continue Reading →

SVG Continues To Be One Of The Leading Exporters Of Root-Crops In The Region Says Minister Caesar

He made the point while contributing to the debate on the 2015 Estimates of revenue and Expenditure in parliament last month. Saboto Ceasar said despite the damage to the country’s agricultural sector during recent disasters, St. Vincent and the Grenadines remains dominant in its root-crop exports. Meanwhile, Minister Ceasar confirmed that the local banana industry… Continue Reading →

CARDI/CTA Root and Tuber Value Chain Project Objectives Workshop To Be Held

A National Workshop on the Sweet Potato Value Chain will be held here this week. The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will host the workshop in collaboration with Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI). The session will address issues such as the purpose and objectives of the CARDI/CTA Root and Tuber Value Chain… Continue Reading →