Tag Archives: Market

Saboto Caesar On Introducing Composite Flours Into SVG Market

In an effort to reduce this country’s food import bill, The Ministry of Agriculture, in collaboration with CARDI and the FAO, has embarked on a project of introducing composite flours to the market. The Ministry hosted a Training Workshop on the Production of Composite Breads and Bakery Products, using Cassava and Sweet Potato. Minister of… Continue Reading →

The Argyle International Airport May Broaden Market Opportunities For SVG

The International Airport at Argyle is expected to play a critical role in enhancing the viability of the local Fishing Industry. Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Saboto Caeser raised the issue, during his remarks at the official launch last week of the 2015 edition of the Fisherman’s month of activities. He pointed out that… Continue Reading →

Ministry Of Agriculture Seeks To Build A Stronger Agricultural Market Here In SVG

Chief Agricultural Officer, Ashley Caine has said that the Ministry is continuing to implement programs which are aimed at further developing the local Agricultural Industry. Mr. Caine was speaking at the launch of the Co-operative Farmers Market last week. He said one of the ways in which they are building capacity within the Industry is… Continue Reading →

Tourism Authority Will Not Market Any Unlicensed Apartment Property

Chief Executive Officer of the SVG Tourism Authority (SVGTA), Glen Beache, is appealing to tourism stakeholders to become registered as part of the ongoing thrust to implement national standards within the tourism industry. Speaking at a news conference on Tuesday, Mr. Beache said a number of tourism-related businesses are yet to conform to the standards,… Continue Reading →

Caribbean Officials CSME Discussions

Officials from the Caribbean Community CARICOM and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS, will be involved in discussions here next week on the draft model legislation to deal with deficiencies in the legal and regulatory framework of the Single Market and Economy (CSME). A release from the Regional Integration and Diaspora Unit RIDU, in… Continue Reading →

Market-Driven Agriculture In SVG

Vincentians are being encouraged to adopt a market-driven approach to agricultural production in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The advice comes from Chief Coordinator of the Caribbean Farmers’ Network (CAFAN), Jethro Greene. Mr. Greene said farmers must produce crops for which there are established markets. Meanwhile, Mr. Greene said efforts are being made to improve… Continue Reading →

Caribbean Farmers’ Network Expansion Towards French Market

The Caribbean Farmers’ Network (CAFAN) says it has made significant progress in its efforts to expand the marketing of roots crops in the French market. Chief Coordinator of CAFAN, Jethro Greene, tells NBC News that this is the result of an extensive marketing campaign aimed at securing greater market access for locally and regionally produced… Continue Reading →