The National Agricultural Exposition 2019 (AGRI EXPO 2019) got underway here in St Vincent on Wednesday morning at the decommissioned E.T Joshua airport.
This event is being held under the theme Repositioning Agriculture for Sustainable Economic Development in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
AGRI EXPO 2019 is designed to showcase the agricultural sector in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and will complement other national activities for Renewal 40 marking our 40th anniversary of independence.
The EXPO will serve as a platform or a meeting point for all involved in the agricultural sector and to showcase opportunities within the sector.
It will also provide a unique opportunity for interaction between private and public sectors in an effort to empower and upskill emerging Vincentian farmers.
Prime Minister Gonsalves and Agriculture Minister Saboto Caesar delivered remarks at the opening ceremony. The expo runs until 19th October.