Hon. Saboto Caesar



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Some changes are expected to take place in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the New Year, as efforts continue to enhance efficiency.

That’s the word from Agriculture Minister Saboto Caesar, who highlighted some of these changes during a virtual budget consultation for Farmers, broadcast on NBC Radio. Minister Caesar said adjustments have to be made to ensure that the Ministry remains effective and relevant.

He noted that external developments have affected the banana industry. Minister Caesar said the Ministry of Agriculture would placing greater emphasis on Diversification in the New Year.



SOURCE: National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC)



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