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Challenges Faced By The Ministry In Solving The Problem Overweight Children In SVG

Chief Nutritionist in the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment Andrea Robin has outlined the challenges which the Ministry is encountering in addressing the problem of overweight children. Mrs. Robin raised the issue, during NBC’s Views On Issues programme on Sunday, which examined the topic: Developing Health Lifestyles for Children Through Nutrition and Play…. Continue Reading →

The Forestry Department In The Ministry Of Agriculture Expresses Concern About Rising Acts Of River Poisoning

The Forestry Department in the Ministry of Agriculture has expressed concern about river poisoning, which appears to be on the rise. Forestry Officer Bradford Latham, says although this practice is traditionally carried out during the Easter period, there have been reports of rivers being poisoned during the month of January Mr. Latham said the reports… Continue Reading →

Minister Caesar Speaks About Root Crop Export And The Ministry’s Plan For Disease Control

The Ministry of Agriculture is expected to begin the export of root crops to the United Kingdom by the first half of this year. Minister of Agriculture says these exports will be done through an initiative with WINFRESH, and it is part of the diversification of the Agricultural Sector. He said this country can boast… Continue Reading →

Chezley Scipio Urges The Ministry Of Agriculture To Place Farmers In Cooperatives

The President of the South Windward Action Producers Co-operative, Chezley Scipio has welcomed the move towards the establishment of more Farmers Co-operatives here. Mr. Scipio spoke on the benefits to be derived from co-operatives, during his remarks at the launch of the Co-operative Farmers Market at Heritage Square this month. He urged the Ministry of… Continue Reading →

The Coming Argyle International Airport Will Make This Year A Significant One For The Ministry of Tourism

Tourism Minister Cecil Mckie, spoke of the benefits which the sector is expected to realize, as he addressed a ceremony held last week to mark the official presentation of licenses to over 100 Tourism Service Providers. Minister Mckie said improving air access to St. Vincent and the Grenadines will provide the impetus for improved tourist… 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 →

The Ministry of Agriculture Aims To Reduce Lion Fish Population

The Ministry of Agriculture is making progress in reducing the population of the Lion Fish Species in the waters of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Word of this came from Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Raymond Ryan during a News Conference last week. Mr. Ryan said the Ministry has promoting… Continue Reading →