Review of the RADA/FAO Post Harvest Loss Reduction Workshop.


The FAO in collaboration with the CARICOM Secretariat, developed a two-year Technical Cooperation Project (TCP/SLC/3401) titled “Reduction of Postharvest Losses along the Food Chain in the CARICOM Sub-region” The project aims to contribute to the food security in the CARICOM

National Irish Potato and Drought Mitigation Programmes 2014-2015


Based on a statement made by the Acting Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Derrick Kellier, during the media launch of the National Irish Potato and Drought Mitigation Programmes 2014-2015, (which took place at the Ministry on Tuesday, September 20,

Farmers Graduation Ceremony on Training for Beet Army Worm Pest


The destructive Beet Army Worm pest outbreak took place periodically from 2009 – 2011 in the Flagaman, Pispah and surrounding districts of St. South Elizabeth affecting both onion and escallion farmers. Despite numerous attempts to control the outbreak, there was

Advisory to the Farming Community: The Beet Armyworm in St. Elizabeth


This serves as an advisory specifically for onion and escallion farmers in South St. Elizabeth. The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and RADA in collaboration with the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations have implemented a project targeting