Saturday, February 24, 2018

Agriculture

ST KITTS – Taiwan continues strong support of agriculture sector

The Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) has once again pledged its support to the agricultural industry in the Federation of St. Kitts...

BARBADOS – Canada assisting with food growing efforts

The Canadian Government is assisting the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management with efforts to encourage Barbadians to grow more food,...

JAMAICA – First dispatch of farm workers to Canada this week

The first group of 300 seasonal farm workers from Jamaica will be travelling to Canada on January 4 and 5, to take up employment...

GRENADA – CDB approves funding to support climate-smart agriculture

The Caribbean Development Bank has approved a US$5 million loan to support climate-smart agriculture and enterprise business development in Grenada. The project will assist the...

JAMAICA – Samuda hails Jamaica Broilers’ investment in new feed mill

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Karl Samuda, has hailed the Jamaica Broilers Group for its US$2 million investment in a new pellet...

SURINAME – CDB approves project to enhance competitiveness of agricultural sector

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant to the Government of Suriname to enhance the competitiveness of...

ST KITTS – Agricultural sector shows significant improvements for 2017

During the 2018 Budget Debates on December 11, Eugene Hamilton, Minister of Agriculture, expressed that the agricultural sector has seen significant improvements for 2017. “The...

ST LUCIA – Better fish catches touted among benefits of novel CARIFICO project

The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) and its partners at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently held a wrap-up meeting in St. Lucia...

ST KITTS – Agricultural production grew by 33.9 percent, says PM

Dr. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis expressed good news for the agricultural sector in the federation in his 2018 Budget...

ST KITTS – CARDI continues to play vital role in Caribbean agriculture

Minister of Agriculture Eugene Hamilton, commended the Caribbean Agriculture Research Development Institute (CARDI) for its support and outlined some of the key accomplishments the...