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Nevis Ag Minister Marks World Food Day 2017

Nevis Ag Minister Marks World Food Day 2017

October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

World Food Day 2017 On Nevis Charlestown Nevis October 16, 2017 The following is an address by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Minister of Agriculture, dated October 13, 2017 in recognition of World Food Day on October 16. Fellow citizens and residents, World Food Day is an observance formalized by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization […]

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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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Nevis Agriculture Open Day 2017 On Schedule

Nevis Agriculture Open Day 2017 On Schedule

March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nevis Agriculture Open Day 2016 Displays Charlestown, Nevis March 17, 2017 Eric Evelyn, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture says preparations for staging the Department of Agriculture’s 23rd Agriculture Open Day are progressing smoothly. The two-day event, hosted by the Department of Agriculture from March 30, 2017, at The Villa grounds in Charlestown, will […]

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Nevis Ag Minister Opens Agriculture Awareness Month 2016

Nevis Ag Minister Opens Agriculture Awareness Month 2016

May 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nevis Ag Minister Jeffers Charlestown, Nevis April 08, 2016 The following is an address delivered by Hon. Alexis Jeffers Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), delivered on April 03, 2016, to launch Agriculture Awareness Month 2016. Fellow citizens, It is with great pleasure that I greet you, at this, the start of […]

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Nevis Agriculture Department Honors Brookes-Byron

Nevis Agriculture Department Honors Brookes-Byron

March 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Amory Awards Brookes-Byron Charlestown, Nevis March 20, 2016 Dulcina Brookes-Byron, a 53-year veteran laborer at the Department of Agriculture on Nevis is the patron for the department’s 22nd Annual Open Day. She was honoured at the Opening Ceremony of the two-day event at the Villa Grounds in Charlestown on March 17, 2016. Premier of Nevis […]

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Mango Promotion Training For Stakeholders

Mango Promotion Training For Stakeholders

March 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Variety of Local Mango Juice Charlestown, Nevis March 17, 2016 As the Federation prepares to welcome another crop of mangoes, Agro Processors and other stakeholders in the Agriculture Industry benefited from training in value addition of the fruit spearheaded by the Inter American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA). The workshop was held in […]

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