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Nevis Plants 500 Fruit Trees Islandwide

Nevis Plants 500 Fruit Trees Islandwide

May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Deputy PM Jeffers Plants Fruit Tree Charlestown, Nevis May 10, 2019 There has been a steady flow of persons taking part in the Department of Agriculture’s initiative to plant 500 fruit trees on government-owned farms and private lands throughout the island. Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Agriculture, launched the tree-planting […]

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Nevis 7th annual Agriculture Awareness Month Starts

Nevis 7th annual Agriculture Awareness Month Starts

May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Alexis Jeffers – Nevis’ Minister of Agriculture Charlestown, Nevis May 01, 2019 The following is an address by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier and Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), to mark the start of the 7th annual Agriculture Awareness Month, hosted by the Ministry and Department of Agriculture. Fellow citizens and […]

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Nevis Introduces New River Reforestation Project

Nevis Introduces New River Reforestation Project

April 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

New River Reforestation Project Plantings Charlestown, Nevis April 24, 2019 Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Social Development and Culture, has expressed satisfaction with the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society’s (NHCS) New River Coconut Walk Reforestation Project in the parish of St. James’. His comment came on April 23, 2019, after joining two other Nevis Island […]

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Nevis Agriculture Minister Pleased With 2019 Agenda

Nevis Agriculture Minister Pleased With 2019 Agenda

January 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Alexis Jeffers Nevis Ministry of Agriculture Charlestown, Nevis January 22, 2019 Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) believes that the one-day consultation for stakeholders in the agriculture sector on Nevis on January 21, 2019 has met its intended objectives. The minister’s response came when […]

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Nevis To Work With St. Kitts On Fruit Fly Surveillance

Nevis To Work With St. Kitts On Fruit Fly Surveillance

August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Participants In Fruit Fly Surveillance Seminar Charlestown, Nevis August 17, 2018 The Quarantine Division in the Department of Agriculture on Nevis is one step closer to synchronizing its fruit fly surveillance programme with that of the Department of Agriculture on St. Kitts. Mr. Quincy Bart, Senior Quarantine Officer for Nevis, told the Department of Information […]

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Nevis Ag Minister Urges Greater Consumption Of Local Produce

Nevis Ag Minister Urges Greater Consumption Of Local Produce

March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Farmers Market Produce Stall – Nevis Island Charlestown, Nevis March 31, 2017 Minister of Agriculture on Nevis Hon. Alexis Jeffers, reiterated the importance of consuming locally produced food and urged the public to consume more. “Remember to eat what you grow and grow what you eat,” he said, “let food be your medicine and medicine […]

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