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28th February, 2013. St.John’s, Antigua. Minister Hilson Baptiste seen her with teacher and students of Vibrant Star Pre-School in bolans village. In celebration of Black History Month the minister spent some time with the youngs mind educating them about black power. The minister also left these taughts with the kids, Stay in school and learn your [...]
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A part of the ZERO HUNGER INITIATIVE, BACKYARD GARDENING has been identified as one of the local area of the Zero Hunger Initiative.
Therefore, the Ministry of Agriculture In conjunction with FAO and IICA will be holding a series of informative discussions beginning on Thursday 28th February at Villa Primary School and at Green-bay Primary School [...]
The CWA 2012 Committee would like to inform the General Public that registration for persons who would like to participate in the Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2012 Trade Show and Exhibition is now in progress.
Collect all forms at the Ministry of Agriculture Headquarters on Independence drive, CMC at the west bus station or on the [...]
The ministry of Agriculture, land, housing and the environment in collaboration with the Central Marketing Corporation will be featuring the launch of this year’s Buy Local Adventure, on 27 July, 2012, with the theme “Eat what we grow – use what we produce”.
This initiative will seek to strengthen the local economy by promoting national services, locally grown [...]
Date: Friday 18th November
Venue: Wallings Forest
Event: Wallings Adventure Hike Awards Ceremony
The Forestry Unit in colloberation with the Environment Division will be hosting a competition among three schools, participating in the Environmental Cadet Program.
The competitors are (Pares Secondary, Jennings Secondary and Clare Hall Secondary).
Students will be expected to hike up to Signal Hill, carrying [...]
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Fisheries Division Urges Residents To Register Aquaculture/Aquaculture Farms
16 November 2011, St. Johns, Antigua: …The Fisheries Division is requesting that all persons with aquaculture / aquaponics farms, whether for subsistence or commercial use to register their business.
The Division is particularly interested in the type of farms, the products grown, and to ensure that the [...]
IICA, Ministry of Agriculture Signs Agreement For Critical Development
5 September 2011, St. Johns, Antigua : The Minister of Agriculture, Lands, Housing & the Environment Hon. Hilson Baptiste and the Director General of the Inter –American Institute for Corporation on Agriculture Dr. Victor M. Villalobos, on Monday signed an agreement signaling avenues for further support in [...]
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Government Advances…the Agriculture Sector
St. Johns, Antigua: Government realizes the importance of agriculture to the national economy and has developed an intense programme aimed at revitalizing the status of the sector in Antigua and Barbuda.
It is estimated that agriculture provides a source of livelihood, employment and home based income [...]
The revised DRAFT SIRMZP has been uploaded to the ftp.
It can be found in the main directory under the following name:
110826 Draft NPDP 2011_V2.pdf
Please note that the document has incorporated many of the changes recommended to date, but since it is a draft it will be subject to revision and refinement after feedback is gathered [...]
Minister Baptiste among famers at the recent livestock workshop, held at the Multipurpose Cultural Centre photo by Onika Campbell
Local Livestock Farmers Embrace Training Opportunities
20-Jul-2011, St. Johns, Antigua: Livestock farmers in Antigua & Barbuda, on Tuesday (19-Jul 2011) , benefited from a series of regional workshops planned in collaboration with the Caribbean Broilers Group, the [...]