Tag Archives: Ministry of Agriculture

Forestry Focus to be celebrated during the month of September

The Forestry Services within the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Transformation, Forestry and Fisheries is celebrating Forestry Focus 2017 during the month of September this year. The celebrations will be held under the theme “Valuing our Nation’s Forest” and slogan the “There is more to our forest than what meets the eye – See, Explore and… Continue Reading →

Ministry of Agriculture gives Banana Insurance

The government of St. Vincent & the Grenadines through the Ministry of Agriculture is continuing to support local Banana Growers, by providing crop insurance for growers of bananas and plantains. The Ministry of Agriculture says Growers will be adequately insured and compensated for windstorm damage to their farms for the period 2016- 2017. For the… Continue Reading →

Ministry Of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries And Rural Transformation Hosts Three Workshop On Value Chain

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Rural Transformation will host three workshop this month. Ministry of Agriculture staff and other agencies will receive training on value chain analysis and upgrading in a workshop on Wednesday 25th. The bottled coconut water workshop will take place at the NIS conference room on Thursday May 26, at… Continue Reading →

Ministry Of Agriculture Hosts Bird Flu Workshop

The Ministry of Agriculture is today hosting a workshop on Biosecurity for Poultry Farms for the Prevention of Avian Influenza commonly known as Bird Flu. Addressing this morning’s opening ceremony at the Methodist Church Hall, Chief Agricultural Officer, Ashley Cain said today’s workshop aims to sensitise farmers about the Avian Influenza and raise their awareness… Continue Reading →

Ministry of Agriculture “Best Of The Best” Competition

The Department of Trade within the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Commerce, has this year partnered with the Ministry of Agriculture to host a competition to build synergies among participants, government ministries and the population. Director of Trade, Cuthbert Knights, says the competition will focus on the “Best of the Best”; and will feature four… Continue Reading →

Ministry of Agriculture – Annual Japan Day Programme

The Fisheries Division in the Ministry of Agriculture will host its Annual Japan Day program on Friday, as part of activities to observe Fisherman’s month 2015. The Division is hosting 40 days of activities this year, to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Fisherman’s Day. Chief Fisheries Officer, Jennifer Cruickshank Howard said since the launch… Continue Reading →

Ministry of Agriculture – Public Food Safety

The Ministry of Agriculture is continuing to develop programs to assist farmers in developing good agricultural practices. That’s according to Chief Agricultural Officer, Ashley Caine, who was making a presentation during a Panel Discussion yesterday on Food Safety But Mr. Caine said there have been some challenges. Meanwhile … Chief Environmental Officer Neri James highlighted… Continue Reading →