Tag Archives: Agricultural

SVG’s 2016 Agricultural Budget

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Saboto Ceasar, said this year’s budget allocation will be used to finance a number of development projects in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors. Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr. Ralph Gonsalves announced a 912-million, 897-thousand 311 dollars budget for the 2016 fiscal year, during the Budgetary Estimates… Continue Reading →

Agricultural Conference On Eliminating Undernourishment In SVG

This country’s effort to reduce hunger and undernourishment continues today with the hosting of a one-day Conference. Local Parliamentarians and other stakeholders will engage in discussions on how to eradicate hunger and undernourishment in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. They will be involved in a Conference under the theme ‘Parliamentary Fronts in Latin America and… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

Jethro Greene On CaFAN Health Marketing For Agricultural Goods

The Caribbean Farmers Network (CaFAN) said it will be implementing a health-based marketing strategy for a number of agricultural commodities, which are produced throughout the region. That’s according to Chief Co-ordinator of CaFAN, Jethro Greene, as he spoke of some of the initiatives to be implemented by the organization, which is responsible for the marketing… Continue Reading →

NAMPA Aims To Innovative The Local Agricultural Sector

The National Agricultural Marketing and Production Agency NAMPA says it will be looking at innovative ways to further develop the local Agricultural Sector. Agriculturalist and Member of the Group, Clive Bishop tells NBC News that there are plans to develop the sector through a Market driven approach. He said farmers need to become more successful… Continue Reading →