A workshop on the Implementation of HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) Standards was convened at the Fisheries Complex Conference Room over a period of three days from the 24th- 25th October and the 7th November 2017. The workshop was specifically geared to two fish processing establishments namely, the Kingstown Fish Market and Villamar Ltd.
The Rural Transformation Unit within the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Transformation, Forestry and Fisheries hosted a two-day training workshop was held on the 14th and 15th November 2017. The objective of the workshop was to provide training in Food and Nutrition Education to support the successful implementation of the Sustainable School Feeding Programme model in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, & Rural Transformation, Hon. Saboto Caesar, updated media workers at a press conference held at Cabinet Room earlier this week, on his recent trip to the British Virgin Islands (BVI), and Anguilla, to assess the damage caused by the passage of Hurricane Irma.
The University of the West Indies (UWI), Seismic Research Centre, has recently accessed financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) under the Community Disaster Risk Reduction Fund towards the implementation of the Volcano-Ready Community Project in Saint Vincent and The Grenadines.
The Fisherman’s Month of Activities will climax next Monday 5th June, with the National Fisherman’s Day activity, to be held at the Calliaqua Playing Field. The activities are being held under the theme: "Save SVG’s Sea Turtle, One Turtle at a Time".