Agricultural Diversification Plans For SVG

A Diversification Unit is to be established in the Ministry of Agriculture to carry forward plans to diversify the local agricultural sector.
Word of this came from Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar, during a News Briefing on Friday.

Minister Caesar disclosed that the Ministry will be placing emphasis on diversification around bananas.

He explained that the Black Sigatoka Disease which had been affecting local Banana Farms, is now under control.

Minister Caesar also disclosed that the Ministry of Agriculture will be collaborating with its counterpart Ministry in Grenada, to develop various aspects of the agricultural sector, following the signing of a Memoriam of Understanding between both countries.