Agriculture

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

Another South West Farmers Market Planned

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The South West Farmers are hosting another Farmer's Market Wednesday 27th October, 2021 .

The price of pork rose 7.0% in August

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St John’s Antigua, September 23, 2021. The Statistics Division, under the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Governance releases the CPI for Aug 2021.   Year-on-Year Analysis   The...

Christian Valley Streamline Rehabilitation Project well underway

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The Christian Valley Streamline Rehabilitation project is well on the way according to Project Consultant, Alvin Christian. “We are still clearing, still shaping the sides...

Beekeeping Training session closes with the Minister of Agriculture emphasizing the importance of bees...

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A Closing ceremony to mark the completion of a series of capacity building sessions for new beekeepers was on Tuesday. The initiative  which was a...

The Wally Browne farm- a family tradition

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1st September 2021 The Wally Browne Farm- a family tradition Enroute to Bethesda village, the Wally Browne Farm spans on fifty-five (55) acres of land. This generational business...