Agriculture

Youth to engage in farm project

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The Halo Foundation recently received a grant of US$10,000 from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, in sponsorship of a pilot farming...

Backyard gardeners receive composting materials

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  Regional Ministers of Agriculture and Heads of Governments approved of a Post COVID Response Plan. In the Plan, there is a clear articulation of the...

Local Farmers support food drive amidst challenges faced due to climate change and the...

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In support of the Jamaican Consulate’s food drive, farmers from a farming group in the Bethesda farming community donated fruits and vegetables such as...

Beekeepers successfully complete agri-business training programme

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is creating a more agri-business...

Minister of Agriculture meets with farmers about difficulties faced in the agriculture sector

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The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Barbuda Affairs, Hon. Samantha Marshall met with farmers in Sanderson’s and Bethesda, which are located in the Southcentral...

Fun and More At Barbuda’s 2021 Ocean Festival

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On Saturday 4 December 2021, Barbuda celebrated its second Ocean Festival at their Fisheries Complex where they hosted three (3) main events; the 2021-fishing...

Ministry of Agriculture and Department of Environment tree planting exercise with schools

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November marked Arbor month and 2021 is recognized as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables. In recognition of both, the Ministry of Agriculture...

25% Reduction on Water Bill for Farmers

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The Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary Division To All Farmers   Government's 25% Reduction on Water Bill for Farmers The Veterinary and Livestock Division is requesting the following as...

Ministry of Agriculture conducting a Backyard Gardening & Hydroponics Training Programme

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The Extension Division within the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Barbuda Affairs is conducting a Backyard Gardening & Hydroponics Training Programme. Ms. Efuru Elihu, Backyard...

FAO and IICA lead Knowledge Gathering Session for Black Pineapple Producers in Antigua

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In 2008 the European Partnership Agreement (EPA) was signed by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, obligations within the EPA included the establishment of...

FAO and IICA keeps buzzing with training of beekeepers in Antigua

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is creating more buzz with...

FAO water project to bring relief and assistance to farmers in Antigua and Barbuda

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and under the Mexico – CARICOM – FAO Initiative Cooperation for Adaptation and Resilience...

Marshall says water storage and supply critical for food production

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Happy World Food Day from the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Barbuda Affairs, Hon. Samantha Marshall. https://youtu.be/Fqzt37C8C4c