(ZIZ News) — Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Of Agriculture on Nevis, Eric Evelyn, is representing Nevis at the 13th Annual Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) in Paramaribo, Suriname from October 6th to 12th.
The event is organised by the CARICOM Secretariat in collaboration with international organisations called The Alliance.
This year’s CWA will be held under the theme “Transforming Caribbean Agriculture through Family Farming.”
Speaking before his departure, Evelyn said they will be making presentations to the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) and other ministers as they strategize and plan activities for the ensuing year.
He said there will also be a meeting in which Permanent Secretaries from throughout the Caribbean will discuss issues and how they can come up with policies to face the challenges facing agriculture in the region.