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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Great Emphasis to be Placed on the Cultivation of White Potato. 

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said the Government would look at the science involved in causing the potato to be grown year round.  Mr. Skerrit said that...

The Division of Agriculture will launch a manual on strengthening quarantine services for plant...

This initiative is being done in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Caribbean Food Safety Agency (CAHFSA).  Technical Officer for Projects...

Drastic Changes in Agriculture Sector to Be Made to Safe Guard Growing Population

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture Reginald Austrie says some drastic changes need to be made within the agriculture sector to safe guard...

Technical Assessment of the Cassava Sector

The Government of Dominica, with the assistance of the Government of Colombia, will be undertaking a Technical Assessment of the cassava sector in Dominica...

Aquaponics to be adapted into Dominica Agriculture Sector

Aquaponics will soon be introduced to the agriculture sector here with the help of Benjamin Frederick based in St Lucia. Mr. Frederick believes Dominicans have...

General Public Requested To Support Dominican Farmers

Director of Agriculture Rickey Brumant is calling on the general public to support the Dominican farmers by purchasing and consuming what is locally grown...

New Plans and Visions For The Ministry of Agriculture

Dominica New Minister of Agriculture Reginald Austrie has unfolded his new plans and visions for the ministry of agriculture under Dominica build back better...

New Minister of Agriculture Reginald Austrie has announced the Government’s new initiative dubbed “Meet...

Mr. Austrie said this initiative will assist in establishing a more direct relationship between the farmers and the Minister.  It will also allow the ministry...

A three day workshop on Laboratory Quality Management at the Division of Agriculture commenced...

The workshop is being conducted by a consultant from the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) Tricia Fraser.  She said that while on island work will...

Benefits of a Dominica Herb Market

Executive member of the Regional Manufacturers Association Dr. Gail Defoe believes there is a large market out for Dominica herbs and if marketed properly...

Fruit Trees Planting Initiative

Minister for Agriculture Johnson Drigo says Government of Dominica has taken a police decision to import fruit trees to island.  Drigo was speaking at the...