Agriculture

Two Hundred Thousand Snails Caught After First Month Of Bounty Hunting

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The Plant Protection Unit has confirmed that more than 200 thousand Giant African Snails have been removed from the environment following its bounty hunter...

Expert wants diversified agriculture sector

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FAO’s Agricultural Consultant, Mr. Elbert Johnson said that Antigua and Barbuda has the potential to develop a more economically-viable agriculture sector, if certain changes are made going...

Ban Lifted On Florida Palms Responsible For Lethal Yellowing Disease

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Three professionals who grow and export plants from Florida have convinced the government to lift its six-year ban on the importation of Royal Palms. The...

Officials place conditions on import of citrus from Florida

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(PRESS RELEASE) The Plant Protection Unit has completed its risk assessment to determine whether citrus fruit from Florida can enter Antigua and Barbuda. Following review of...

Jonas wants breakfast added to school meals programme

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Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Barbuda Affairs, Hon. Dean Jonas, delivered the FAO's Director General's Message on the occasion of World Food Day, October...

All residents urged to ‘wage war’ against the Giant African Snail

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“The Giant African Snails` presence is a ticking time bomb to food security in the Caribbean region.” That’s the view of Dr. Marcus Ramdwar of...

DNA promises lower food costs

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Twenty-seven percent of the population in Antigua and Barbuda is malnourished according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). One Democratic National Alliance (DNA) spokesman,...

NOTICE: Poultry Farmers Association meeting

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NOTICE OF MEETING FOR GENERAL MEMBERSHIP FOR THE ANTIGUA & BARBUDA POULTRY FARMERS ASSOCIATION. MEETING DATE:     13TH NOVEMBER 2017 MEETING TIME:      7:30 PM SHARP LOCATION:   ...