Tag Archives: Ministry of Agriculture

FORESTRY AND HURRICANE SEASON

Vincentians have been urged by the Forestry Services within the Ministry of Agriculture – to ensure that they are prepared for the Hurricane season. The encouragement came from Senior Forestry Supervisor, Cornelius Richards – who said that people often wait until the last minute, to have their overhanging trees cut. Mr. Richards is however appealing… Continue Reading →

BANANA INDUSTRY BOOST

The Ministry of Agriculture is receiving Financial and Technical Support from the Republic of China on Taiwan in its quest to rehabilitate the Banana Industry. On Tuesday, an official ceremony was held in Orange Hill, to launch of Phase One of the Banana Revitalization Project through improvement of Black Sigatoka Management. The project costing 1.3… Continue Reading →

AGRICULTURE DISCUSSION

Stakeholders from several sectors have gathered here today, for the first Round Table Discussion on the OECS Agriculture Competitiveness Project. Today’s event is being hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, with the aim of enhancing access to markets and sales for competitively-selected Farmers and Fishers, as well as their allied aggregators and agro-processors. Today’s Discussion… Continue Reading →

HELP FIGHT LION FISH

The Fisheries Division in the Ministry of Agriculture is appealing to members of the public to assist in its fight against the invasive Lion Fish. This call comes as activities are continuing here to commemorate the 43rd Fisherman’s Month under the theme: From Our Ridges Into The High Seas, Our Nation We Feed and with… Continue Reading →

INTER-SECTORAL HEALTH WORKSHOP

A two-day Inter-sectoral Workshop will be held here from today, to update the National Food Based Dietary Guidelines of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The workshop will be hosted by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment and the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Transformation, Forestry, Fisheries, Industry and Labour, in collaboration with the Food… Continue Reading →

PROVIDENCE BIODIVERSITY

The Forestry Services in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, is again appealing to persons to minimize the use of fires for hunting or Agricultural purposes. Director of Forestry, Fitzgerald Providence, made the appeal during NBC’s face to Face program last week, which focused on the importance of Biodiversity. Biodiversity is defined as “the… Continue Reading →

APICULTURE WORK PLAN

A Work Plan has been formulated by the Ministry of Agriculture and the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Beekeepers Association, on the way forward for the local Apiculture or Bee-Keeping Industry. Bee Keeping Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture, Allan Williams told NBC News one of the major areas of concern is developing the capacity… Continue Reading →