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Minister Fidel Grant Says It’s Up To the Private Sector To Develop A Greater Interest In Agriculture

Dominica’s Agriculture Minister Fidel Grant says while his government has been pushing for more agro processing on the island its now left to individuals and the private sector to develop a greater interest for that sector

He says government announced in one of its budgets, passed the incentives where packaging and labeling bill for raw materials was removed

Grant says by individuals getting into agro processing they are eventually helping the farmers and at the same time building the sector

The agriculture Minister says farmers must go through the right registration and application process in order to benefit from the incentives and financing at the Agricultural Individual and development bank

Agriculture Minister Fidel Grant

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