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Ministers Of Agriculture Of The Americas To…

At the virtual meeting scheduled for 1-2 September, the Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas will discuss such topics as the Hemisphere’s common position toward the UN Food Systems Summit, the…

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Receives a…

Media Release Courtesy of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Friday, August 27, 2021 — As part of the international efforts to help Saint Vincent and the Grenadines…

NIA Cabinet impressed with new agro initiative-…

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (August 13, 2021) - - Members of the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) Cabinet visited the Indian Castle Vegetable and Fruit Farm on Thursday, August 12, 2021, and have…

Sargassum affecting fishers in SKN; Min. of…

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (August 11, 2021) -- The influx of sargassum, a brown seaweed with berry-like air bubbles, is causing havoc on the fishing industry in Indian Castle and other parts of St. Kitts…

Ministry of Agriculture to Research Using…

Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 10, 2021 (SKNIS): Director of Marine Resources, Dr. Marc Williams, said that the Ministry of Agriculture is currently in the process of researching the sargassum seaweed…

African Swine Fever Advisory Issued For CARICOM…

The Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency (CAHSFA) is advising Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States to intensify protective measures against the African Swine Fever (ASF) which…

RUSVM Donates Boer Goat Breed to Ministry of…

Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 29, 2021 (SKNIS): The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis in its efforts to improve the quality of food within the Federation has accepted a new breed of goat, the Boer, from…

The Caribbean to strengthen its fight in the…

28 June, 2021, Bridgetown, Barbados – Seafood products are among the most widely traded food commodities in the world, with estimated trade value of around USD 149.4 billion for 2020 according to the…

Dogs to Benefit from Sale of Monkey Meat, Says…

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 7, 2021 (SKNIS): The Department of Agriculture in its efforts to control the monkey problem which affects agricultural production within the Federation of St. Kitts and…

The value of bees is more than just a sweet thing

22 May, Bridgetown, Barbados – The mere sight of bees sends us scampering in fear of being stung, however, we savor their honey to sweeten our food, desserts, pastries and teas, especially a hot lemon…

Minister Jeffers Committed to Youth Development…

Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 21, 2021 (SKNIS): Minister with responsibility for Agriculture, the Honourable Alexis Jeffers, says his ministry is committed to youth development within the Federation of…