Students at the Sandy Bay Government School learned about and tasted the bananas grown by the Taiwan Technical Mission here in SVG.
The Technical Mission team at Orange Hill visited the school last Wednesday and donated 12 boxes of bananas at, along with a short education session on the fruit.
The bananas are being grown on a demonstration field in Orange Hill under the banana revitalization project.
Embassy staff and Taiwan Technical Mission team members were in attendance.
Since 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Mission have been working together on the implementation of the “Project for Strengthening Farmers’ Organizations and Improving Fruit and Vegetable Production Technology in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.”
The main goals of the project is to assist the Vincentian farmers in having better yield by using healthier seedling media to grow plants properly.