Minister

Minister
Hon. Saboto Caesar

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The Ministry is the institutional body of the state responsible for the 
formulation, articulation and implementation of all policies and plans relating to Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry & Labour. 
The administrative arm of this Ministry is responsible for:
   - The co-ordination of all programmes of the various Departments, Divisions and Units.
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  - The administration of revenue and expenditure transactions approved by Parliament.

The Fisheries Division in the Ministry of Agriculture said it is continuing to carry out assessments to ascertain the impact of the recent volcanic eruption on the nation’s fish populations and fisheries sector.

Senior Fisheries Officer, Kris Isaacs told National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) News that the Division is working along with a number of other organizations on this project and so far a baseline assessment has been conducted, of Conch and Lobsters in the waters of Bequia, Union Island and around mainland Saint Vincent.

Mr. Isaacs said the Fisheries Division recognizes the importance of the fisheries sector to Food Security and the economic development of the nation.

 

SOURCE: National Broadcast Corporation (NBC)

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(784) 456-1111
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