Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar is of the belief that Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has the ability to have a $20 million horticulture industry.
More than 40 senior agricultural officials of countries in the Americas, Africa and Asia, as well as representatives of international organizations, agreed on the need to engage in greater South-South cooperation to transform food systems and make them more sustainable.
On Thursday, 20th April, 2023 an assessment of land clearing activities under the Farm Labour Assistance Programme, executed by the Extension and Advisory Services in conjunction with the Research and Development Unit in the Ministry of Agriculture was done in Agricultural Region Two, District 5 East. These included locations such as Montreal, McMillan, Francois and Bahamia.
The Ministry of Agriculture is providing support to local livestock Farmers who are being affected by the conditions associated with the current intense dry season.