Agriculture

  • Fish divide

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Nation News – AN official of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) says Government may have to consider limiting the number of new fishermen to protect stocks of migratory fish, but a Government minister has dismissed the idea. Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development Denis Kellman said Barbados had the “third largest sea mass” and…

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  • Small farmers important too

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Advocate – Small farmers also have a vital role to play in the growth of the agricultural sector and the overall contribution that this industry can make to the development of the Barbadian economy. This is the belief of Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development, Denis Kellman, who spoke to the media after touring the various stalls…

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  • ST. LUCIA-AGRICULTURE-FAO to assist farmers in St. Lucia and St. Vincent and thte Grenadines

    CASTRIES, St.Lucia, CMC- The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), has formally agreed to help St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines as both countries continue to recover from devastation caused by torrential rains in December. During recent missions to St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines, the head of the FAO’s operations in the Caribbean, formally signed livelihood…

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  • PM Douglas and Australian High Commissioner hold talks

    BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, FEBRUARY 13TH 2014 (CUOPM) – Renewable energy, agriculture, light manufacturing, tourism and matters related to aid were among issues discussed by St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister the Right Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas and Australia’s High Commissioner, His Excellency Ross William Tysoe. High Commissioner Tysoe presented his credentials to Prime Minister Douglas and made courtesy calls…

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  • New project will strengthen sanitary and phytosanitary regulations in the Caribbean

    EU initiative to be implemented by IICA is designed to strengthen the legal framework governing the sanitary and phytosanitary standards applied in the region. San Jose, Costa Rica, February 13, 2014 (IICA). With a budget of 11.7 million Euros, implementation is under way of a project aimed at raising the productivity of the agricultural and fisheries industries of 15 countries that…

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  • Agriculture finally getting recognition it deserves – President Ramotar

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)  With renewed emphasis on agriculture to ensure food and nutrition security in the Region and to spur development, the sector is finally getting the recognition it deserved, His Excellency Donald Ramotar, President of Guyana said on Wednesday. He was at the time delivering the feature address at the opening of the Caribbean Week of…

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  • Jagdeo Initiative high on COTED agenda

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Jagdeo Initiative is one of the key subjects that will be considered when Ministers of Agriculture gather on Friday for a Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on Agriculture. The Special COTED Meeting is a staple of the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) which is being held in…

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  • `Believe in agriculture’ – rallying call at CWA 2013 opening

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 2013 was formally opened on Wednesday evening with rallying calls for belief in the agricultural potential of the Region, and action, at all levels, to realize that potential. At the Guyana International Conference Centre at Liliendaal, Greater Georgetown, where activities of the twelfth edition of CWA are anchored,…

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  • REMARKS BY HON. JENNIFER WEBSTER, MINISTER OF HUMAN SERVICES AND SOCIAL SECURITY ON THE OCCASION OF THE Women´s Forum, Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 2013 OCTOBER 8, 2013

    Colleague of the Cabinet – Hon. Dr. Leslie Ramsammy, MP-Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Wilmot Garnett-IICA Representative to Guyana, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Visiting Delegates, especially our female delegates, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, Members of the Media. Let me extend a welcome to all our overseas Guests who are visiting Guyana for the first time and to extend a special…

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  • Remarks by Dr. Douglas Slater,  Assistant Secretary-General, Human and Social Development,  Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat On the Occasion of the   Opening of the Twelfth Caribbean Week of Agriculture, October 9, 2013,

    I speak to you this evening on behalf of Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, the CARICOM Secretary-General who, unfortunately, is out of the country. Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) has come to be known as the premier agriculture event in the Caribbean and rightly so.  After 14 years, CWA is increasingly becoming the ‘go-to’ event in which stakeholders from across the Region…

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