The representative of the Caribbean Agricultural Research & Development Institute CARDI to St. Vincent and the Grenadines Dr. Gregory Robin has welcomed the launch of the coconut water and composite flour value chain project here. Dr. Robin expressed his approval of the project during remarks at the official launch at the NIS Training Room on… Continue Reading →
The SVG Bee Keepers Association has called on local farmers to partner with the Association in its various projects. The call came from President Beverley Reddock during her address at the opening of a one-day National Symposium and Honey Show on Wednesday. She said it is important for farmers and bee keepers to work together… Continue Reading →
A call has been made for members of the nation’s fisherfolk organizations to play a greater role in the development of the fishing industry. This call was made by President of the National Fisherfolk Organization, Eocen Victory during the launch of the 2015 edition of the Fisherman’s month of activities. Mr. Victory also appealed to… Continue Reading →
The Chamber of Industry and Commerce in conjunction with First Caribbean International Bank will host a luncheon at the Paradise Beach Hotel on Thursday February 12th. The Accounting Firm of KPMG will present an overview of the recently presented 2015 Parliamentary budget. The purpose of the presentation will be to highlight aspects of the budget… Continue Reading →
Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Ceasar, said they intend to produce five hundred acres worth of Banana Plantlets for 2015. He gave this assurance during his contribution to the debate on the 2015 National Budget in Parliament yesterday. Minister Ceasar said they will be maximizing the production of these plantlets at the Tissue Culture Lab, as… Continue Reading →
Agriculture Minister Saboto Caesar says there has been an increase in the export of Bananas from St. Vincent and the Grenadines to the Regional Market during the first week of this year. This he says is in comparison to the same period last year. The Minister tells NBC News that despite this increase, Banana Farmers… Continue Reading →
A number of individuals from the business community will be involved in a leadership seminar to be held at the Methodist Church Hall on January 22nd. The seminar is being hosted by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in collaboration with Business Logistics.