Saturday, October 16, 2021

Agriculture

Antigua And Barbuda bans pork from the Dominican Republic

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African Swine Fever Press Release   An outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the Dominican Republic has been officially detected and confirmed by the OIE...

The outlook of the Beekeeping Industry looks bright

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Things are definitely looking up for the Beekeeping industry in Antigua and Barbuda with major renovations of their headquarters well underway and the increased...

Food donation help from the diaspora

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The Antiguan and Barbudan Association of Toronto (ABAT) initiated a collaborative effort with Hold On Pain Ends (H.O.P.E) Foundation (Antigua) to address the issue...

African swine fever advisory issued for CARICOM member states

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The Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency (CAHSFA) is advising Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States to intensify protective measures against the African Swine...

NOTICE: Closure of Public Market Complex

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The general public is hereby informed of the closure of the Public Market Complex (Vegetable and Craft Market) to facilitate a comprehensive cleaning of...

IN PICTURES: PM hosts Auntie Dia Summer Camp tour of his farm

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne on Monday hosted the Auntie Dia Summer Camp tour of his farm. Twelve children participated in the farm tour, learning about...

VIDEO: Serpent says he won’t micromanage if appointed Minister of Agriculture

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The United Progressive Party spokesman on Agriculture has given an insight into his management style. Algernon Serpent Watts the UPP candidate for St. George told...

PM makes controversial statement about famous Antigua Black Pineapple

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne has made a controversial statement about the famous Antigua Black Pineapple. The fruit is known internationally for being among the sweetest...

Farmers Continue to Benefit from the IICA Crowdfunding Project

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Another local farmer, Anthony Martin from the South East Agricultural District, is now beaming with satisfaction as a fully automated irrigation system was just...

The Fisheries Division appeals to fisher-folk to be prepared for the 2021 hurricane season

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Senior Fisheries Officer at the Fisheries Division, Mark Archibald is appealing to fisher-folk across Antigua and Barbuda to be prepared for any eventualities that...

‘Kublai can jump high and he can jump low’ – PM

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the residents of Old Road must respect the property rights a woman who has been granted a lease. The villagers...

300k cannabis licence fee waived for Rastafarian community

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the cannabis licencing fee was waived for the rastas who invested in the medical marijuana business here. Browne says this...

IICA reintroduces Vetiver Grass to Antigua and Barbuda under the CBF-EbA Project

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The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), continues to spearhead a major environmental project entitled “Strengthening Coastal and Marine Climate Resilience through Upland...