Agriculture

Chief Vet denounces Praedial Larceny of Livestock in Antigua and Barbuda

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Chief Veterinary Officer Dr. Tubal Edwards has shared concerns on the issue of Praedial Larceny which is affecting Livestock Farmers in Antigua and Barbuda. He said that...

Farmers urged to implement measures to adapt to drought

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The Caribbean Agricultural research Development Institute (CARDI) is urging regional farmers to implement water conservation strategies to deal with the drought situation now confronting...

Japan Gives Nearly Two Million Dollars In Grant Aid

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The Government of Japan has, under the “The Economic and Social Development Programme” made a grant of US$ 1.8 million towards the improvement and...

Antigua secures second place at AgriFest 2019 in the USVI

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The Ministry of Agriculture has captured second place in the Produce Category at AgriFest, which was recently held in St. Croix, USVI. St.Kitts/Nevis captured...

Agriculture featured at Wadadli Day

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The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Barbuda Affairs says it is using every opportunity to showcase its products and services,  as it embarks on...

Antigua represented at Agrifest in the Virgin Islands

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Antigua and Barbuda is making its presence felt at the 2019 Agricultural Fair, called Agrifest in St. Croix, U.S V.I. Antigua and Barbuda is fielding two...

Chinese Technology Behind New Food Security Measures In Antigua

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Minister of Agriculture Dean Jonas said that the modern agricultural technology that is being used by the Chinese will greatly assist Antigua and Barbuda...

Minster underscores the importance of Homes, Families and Garden Festival

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Minister of Agriculture Dean Jonas has underscored the importance of the Homes, Families and Garden Festival to the overall growth of the Agriculture...

Gov’t Making Appointments to Cannabis Board

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The government is putting measures in place to finalise the appointment of members to sit on the board authority, a requirement of the discussed...

Landmark Cannabis Bill passes Lower House

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The Cannabis Bill 2018 was passed in the Lower House yesterday. The Bill will regulate the production, prescribing, and supply of medical cannabis for...

Ministry to consult on new agriculture laws

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TheMinistry of Agriculture Fisheries and Barbuda affairs (MAFBA) will be hosting a Consultation on the Introduction of New Legislation to effectively Manage and Strengthen...

The Chief Vet calls for more full-time Livestock Farmers

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Chief Veterinary Officer Dr. Tubal Edwards would like to see more livestock farmers get into the business on a full-time basis. He made the point...

Senior Government Officials and Experts in Kenya to Discuss Blue Economy Initiatives

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(PRESS RELEASE) The Hon. Dean Jonas, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Barbuda Affairs; H.E. Karen Mae Hill, High Commissioner to the United Kingdom; and Ideka...