Hon. Alexis Jeffers representing SKN at IICA conference in Costa Rica

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (October 29, 2019) — Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is in Costa Rica attending a Conference of Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas – Inter America Board of Agriculture (IABA) 2019, at the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture’s headquarters in San Jose.

Mr. Jeffers who left the island for the event on Sunday October 27, 2019, is representing St. Kitts and Nevis at the October 31 to November 01 meeting. He is expected to return to the Federation on Saturday November 02, 2019.

The opening ceremony takes place on October 29 at the Children’s Museum, and the working sessions will be held from October 30-31 in the Canada meeting rooms at the ICCA Headquarters.

Among the matters on the agenda of the meeting will be the presentation of a report to the member states; a Conference of Ministers on the Future of Agriculture and Rurality in the Americas; Strategic Partnerships; and matters pertaining to the governing bodies of IICA.

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