Stakeholders Validates Food Security Policy

ZIZ News–September 27 2013–The Ministry of Agriculture, in collaboration with FAO have made significant progress with respect to the first draft of the food and nutrition security policy for St. Kitts and Nevis.

Thirty five stakeholders from various departments came together today to take part in what is seen as the first element of a food and nutrition security agenda for St. Kitts and Nevis.

FAO consultant Dr. Vincent Little reports that the implementation of the policy which is fairly advance targets certain priority areas. Dr Little explains the instruments purpose.

Thomas Jackson of the agricultural department says the session went well.

At the end of the day the stakeholders are hoping to at least have a defined road map of a policy frame work for St. Kitts and Nevis.

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