The Department of Agriculture recognized the federation’s farmers in a prize giving ceremony held at the department’s conference room on Thursday October 15th, 2020.
World Food Day
The St. Kitts Cooperative Credit Union SKCCU used the occasion of World Food Day on Friday to promote healthy eating through locally grown foods and healthy lifestyles with the offering of onsite health checks.
Mr. Huey Sargeant, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture on Nevis has hailed the World Food Day activities held on October 12 to17, 2020, a success.
The Ministry of Agriculture is continuing with efforts to bolster food security, access and availability by providing seeds and seedlings to groups in various communities to encourage community gardening.
Seafood, local foods, fruits and products were on display for the public to consume at the Seafood/Fish festival and Farmer’s Market on Friday.
Activities to commemorate World Food Day 2020 continued on Wednesday with the official re-launch of the Bayford’s Livestock Centre of Excellence in a ceremony held at Bayford’s Estate.
National Disaster Coordinator, Abdias Samuel, educated the Island Constables on how their roles have evolved as a result of the changes to be put in place in preparation for the opening of the borders. He spoke to them during a session he…
Nevis’ 2019 Farmer of the Year, 40-year old Mr Sais Persaud is fondly referred to as the ‘Melon King’ or the ‘Cane Juice Man’, not only by the staff at the Department of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), but also by his…
The boost in the Agricultural Sector along with the 2020 World Food Day theme and activities will be the topics of discussion on the Wednesday October 14 edition of Working for You on ZIZ radio.
The following is an address by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Agriculture for World Food Day 2020 observed on October 16.
The Department of Agriculture in Nevis will host a week of activities, from October 12 to 17 to celebrate World Food Day, October 16, 2020, under the theme “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together.”
The Team Unity-led Government of St. Kitts and Nevis is committed to further enhancing the Agricultural Sector with increased developments in the Federation’s livestock farming.
St. Kitts and Nevis’ Federal Minister responsible for Agriculture, the Honourable Alexis Jeffers, said that there is an urgent need for agricultural reform to expand the sector’s contribution to the federation’s development trajectory.