Thursday, November 23, 2017

Agriculture

BARBADOS – Ban on sea eggs harvesting extended

A ban on sea eggs harvesting will remain in force, and there will be no sea egg fishing season this year, Chief Fisheries Officer...

GUYANA – Agriculture in focus at COTED meeting following unprecedented hurricanes

With the recent widespread damage, and destruction of the agriculture sector in several Caribbean territories at the forefront of their minds, regional agriculture officials...

JAMAICA – Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network hosts coral reef training workshop

The Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN)-Caribbean is organizing a regional training workshop entitled “GCRMN-Caribbean Capacity Building for Coral Reef and Human Dimensions Monitoring...

BARBADOS – Ban lifted on UK poultry and poultry products

The ban on poultry and poultry products coming from the United Kingdom (UK) has been lifted. According to a statement from the Ministry of Agriculture,...

JAMAICA – Farmers urged to embrace climate smart technology

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, is urging local farmers to be more open to using...

JAMAICA – Banana and plantain farmers achieve GlobalG.A.P. Certification

Fifty-two Jamaican banana and plantain farmers have achieved GlobalG.A.P. (Good Agricultural Practices) Certification, following a series of capacity building training along with local and...

BARBUDA – Fishing industry almost destroyed

The tiny island of Barbuda was, in the words of Prime Minister Gaston Browne, decimated by Hurricane Irma. The Category 5 tropical cyclone destroyed...

BAHAMAS – ACP Ministers to address critical development of fisheries sector

A major gathering of ministers and senior government officials from Sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific Islands will take place in Nassau, the...

ST LUCIA – New agriculture minister appointed

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has named Herod Stanislas as the new Minister of Agriculture replacing Jimmy Henry who resigned abruptly last month citing “personal...

JAMAICA – Government to boost agriculture through correctional centres

The Jamaican government is finalising plans to expand the utilisation of land and other assets and resources within the correctional system to further boost...
Facebook Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com