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Canada reviews quarantine requirements for…

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 24, 2021 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs): The Government of Canada is in the process of reviewing its COVID-19 quarantine protocols regarding Temporary Foreign Workers…

Nevis Ministry of Agriculture to host Agrofest…

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (March 23, 2021) -- The Ministry of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) will host Agrofest, an all-day event highlighting local farmers and their produce on…

Caribbean countries are working steadily to…

Brasilia, 16 March 2021 (IICA) – Caribbean countries are working steadily to increase their agricultural production, encourage consumers to buy local food and reduce imports, explained Saboto Caesar,…

Women Play A Pivotal Role in The Development of…

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 10, 2021 (SKNIS): Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Marine Resources, Honourable Alexis Jeffers, said that within St. Kitts and Nevis, women continue to be at the…

New Pest Alert: Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus

Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV) can cause severe fruit loss in tomatoes and peppers. It is easily spread through the use of contaminated tools, hands, and plant-to-plant contact. It was first…

A Global Alliance will join forces to fight…

San Jose, 22 February 2020 (IICA) – Representatives from the private and academic sectors, civil society organizations, state entities and international bodies took a major step forward in the fight…