Minister

Minister
Hon. Saboto Caesar

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  Welcome to the website of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry & Labour.
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.
  - The maintenance of communication with local, regional and international bodies affecting the functions of the Ministry.
  - The administration of revenue and expenditure transactions approved by Parliament.

Payment of Income Support to Farmers and Fishers continued in the Red, Orange and Yellow Zones.

The Ministry of Agriculture says Farmers and Fishers received payment as part of the Farmer/ Fisher Income Support Programme at several locations on Friday, May 13th, 2022. Farmers and Fishers from Fancy to Mt. Grenan received payment at the Georgetown Police Station, while payments were made at the Rose Bank Evangelical Church for Farmers from Richmond to Belle Isle.

The Ministry says this payment was for persons who have not yet collected monies.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Dr.Ralph Gonsalves says there are plans to provide income support to farmers and fishers in the green zone. Speaking on NBC Radio on Wednesday, May 11th, 2022, the Prime Minister urged these individuals to exercise patience until this process is rolled out.

SOURCE: National Broadcast Corporation (NBC)

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