Public Invited to Agriculture Ministry’s 25 By 25 Agenda Launch Ceremony

All media houses, farmers, fishers and members of the public are invited to join the Ministry of Agriculture on Thursday, 27th July 2023, for the official 25% by 2025 Agenda Launch ceremony.

The meeting is set to begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Large Conference Room of the Department of Agriculture, LaGuerite, St. Kitts under the theme, “25 By 25 and Beyond” and will provide agricultural development partners the opportunity to discuss the way forward, reveal major announcements and engage in meaningful discussion with all agricultural stakeholders across the twin island of St. Kitts and Nevis.

Honourable Samal Duggins, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Marine Resources and Cooperatives, and Honourable Eric Evelyn, Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) are set to deliver brief remarks. Permanent Secretaries, Mr. Miguel Flemming (Ag) on St. Kitts and Mr. Huey Sergeant of the Nevis Island Administration, Directors of the Departments of Agriculture, Fisheries and Marine Resources, Deputy Directors and technical officers from both islands are also expected to be in attendance.

The 25% by 2025 comprehensive plan which is designed to secure food self-sufficiency and sustainability in St. Kitts and Nevis will outline the targets which have been set to contribute significantly to reducing the food import bill on a national and regional level.

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