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FAO: World Food Prices Highest Since February

(TELESUR) – Food prices have been rising for three consecutive months and sugar and oil trade are the most benefited. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported on Thursday that food prices worldwide reached in […]

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Armyworm Infestation Breaches The Pacific

The recent spread of Spodoptera frugiperda, or Fall Armyworm (FAW), in Papua New Guinea’s Western Province is causing concern in the Pacific region. Fall armyworm is a pest that preys on food crops such as maize […]

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4th Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission Meeting

The WECAFC Regional Working Group will gather from 8-9 September 2020 to set a strategic direction for the effective fight against Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing  Bridgetown, Barbados – The 4th upcoming Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission […]

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Covid-19 fertiliser sales protocol

The Ministry of Agriculture recognises the urgent need to adjust the traditional process for the sale of fertilisers, to comply with current and emerging COVID-19 health protocols. The EC$12M stimulus package approved by the Parliament […]

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SWEET POTATO: DROUGHT-TOLERANT AND NUTRITIOUS

Kingston, Jamaica – Wednesday, July 15, 2020 – Sweet potato is one crop that Caribbean farmers should plant as the region experiences more severe and frequent dry seasons. This is one of the key findings […]

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Grenada get Banana Tech-Pack from IICA

The Ministry of Agriculture and Lands of Grenada was the recipient of a Banana Tech-Pack which was developed by Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA). The plan provides labour support, planting materials and other […]

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Locust Plague to Affect Poorest Regions in World: FAO

(TELESUR) – These insects have a three-months-period life and fly over 150 kilometers per day. The U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Sunday said locust invasions would endanger crops in Africa and Asia longer than […]

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Canada Take Steps to Further Protect Farm Workers

Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $2.25 million to help farmers better protect employees and ensure the continued supply of healthy food products for […]

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THOSE RISING VEGETABLE PRICES IN SVG

Amidst the many efforts and promises the prices for vegetables are rising steeply for the final quarter of the year (October, November and December), in the old traditional way. The prices for the following vegetables […]