Efforts are being made here to restore arrowroot to its rightful place in Vincentian society by way of a Madungo Festival to be held on Saturday October 27th 2018.
“Our actions are our future – A Zero Hunger World is possible by 2030,” is the theme to celebrate this year’s World Food Day, on Tuesday, October 16th 2018. The theme chosen provided an opportunity to show FAO’s commitment to attaining Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2 – to achieve #ZeroHunger by 2030.
The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines through the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry and Labour conducted a series of community consultations to educate and solicit feedback on the legal framework for the establishment of a Medicinal Cannabis Industry here.
The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, acting on the advice of the Pesticides Board, has placed an immediate suspension on the importation into Saint Vincent and the Grenadines of Round-Up, Touchdown, Glyphos and any other chemical containing the active ingredient glyphosate, pending a technical review by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry and Labour.