The banana industry has played a pivotal role in the economy of SVG for a number of years and with a significant investment it is hoped that the ailing industry can return to some form of prominence.
Browsing: Saboto Caesar
The Ministry of Agriculture last year banned three pesticides namely: Round Up, Touchdown and Glysophate pending a technical review.
The Ministry of Agriculture plans to clamp down on imported fruits and vegetables that are deemed unsafe for consumption, now that there is a facility available here to carry out tests.
Investing now in the nutrition of this country’s children will bring both short term and long term benefits to the nation.
Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar is encouraging local stakeholders to use the knowledge and skills of international marijuana experts when the local medical marijuana industry gets going.
Three persons have been charged in connection with last Saturday’s robbery of medical doctor Twana Browne-Caesar.
Eight persons are in custody while a ninth is on the run in connection with the robbery of medical doctor Reisha Twana Browne-Caesar, outside her home at Cedars on Saturday night.
With an injection of $1.3 million E.C. dollars to assist in the first phase of a banana revitalization programme, to fight the black sigatoka disease, Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar said believes that the fight against the disease will be made easier.
Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar has made it clear that the government is merely creating an enabling environment for the establishment of a modern medical cannabis industry in SVG and not establishing the industry.
Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar has highlighted the critical role of effective communication and data collection to a community’s disaster preparedness efforts.
Risks related to theft of equipment as well as the lack of consultation on key issues with the relevant authorities were among some of the concerns raised at the launch of activities on Friday April 27th for Fisherman’s Day 2018.
At 25.5 percent THC content, SVG can boast of having the best marijuana plant around.
The commencement of operations at the Argyle International Airport (AIA) has seen an increase in air lift opportunities for products and produce from SVG to enter regional and international markets.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines is expected to benefit from the donation of fifteen cattle embryos from Eastside Farms Inc., Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Refuting claims that there is a rift between newly appointed Finance Minister Camillo Gonsalves and Labour Minister Saboto Caesar, Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, said that his ruling Unity Labour Party (ULP), operates like a family, with a sense of social democracy.
The banana industry still plays an important role to the development of SVG.
The first batch of Vincentians to give of their service to the relief and rebuilding efforts of British Virgin Islands left the state on Thursday.
Root crop farmers here are being given the opportunity to benefit more, as SVG is expected to increase its share in exports of the commodity to the United States.
Outlining the efforts made by this government in the relief work offered to neighbouring caribbean islands, Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said at a press conference on Monday, that this country has a duty, to be a “good samaritan.”
An official government delegation comprised of Minister of Foreign Affairs Camillo Gonsalves, Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar and three (3) technicians is expected to visit several of the hurricane affected islands to meet nationals of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to better structure further recovery assistance.