Tortola, Virgin Islands (British) VG1120
The Department of Agriculture is a Department under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour (MNR&L). The Department of Agriculture’s core activity center is located in Paraquita Bay, Tortola. There are substations in Virgin Gorda and Anegada which offer limited services to the farmers and the community.
To be the premier catalyst for promoting sustainable agricultural production among all stakeholders within the agricultural sector through: training, application of appropriate technology and provision of information and services.
To enable the production of safe, high quality food and their byproducts to all consumers within the Territory.
Units within the Department
- Veterinary Unit
- Livestock Unit
- Administration Unit
- Maintenance Unit
- Abattoir Unit
- Crops Unit
The Department of Agriculture offers several types of service to the public. The list of services relate to:
- Animal and Public Health
- Livestock and Crop Management
- Quarantine Measures
- Abattoir Processing
- Technical Advice
The aim of the Department of Agriculture is to provide the medium to increase the agricultural production across the Territory and also to inform and educate the populace on all agricultural developments.
What's Happening Within Our Department?
|Mango Array And Tropical Fruit Festival Returns July 14||
14 Jun 2017 - 3:32pm
|E-Flyer - Mango Array and Tropical Fruit Festival||
14 Jun 2017 - 12:14pm
|Deputy Premier Answers Questions About Livestock and TB Lettsome Airport||
13 Jun 2017 - 5:16pm
|BVI Mango Array And Tropical Fruit Festival Returns!||
13 Jun 2017 - 11:03am
|Abattoir Currently Restricted To Limited Functions||
1 Dec 2016 - 5:09pm
|Dog Registration Is Up At Agriculture!||
23 Nov 2016 - 11:26am
|Agriculture Sub-Stations And Tortola Abattoir To Close - Nov 18||
17 Nov 2016 - 2:54pm
|Poultry Seminar Venue Now At Conference Room At Youth Affairs||
13 Oct 2016 - 4:40pm
|Poultry Seminar To Promote Safe Handling Of Local Poultry||
26 Sep 2016 - 5:04pm
|Direct Telephone Line To Abattoir Is In Operation||
18 Aug 2016 - 12:43pm
Department Contact Information
To make contact with Department of Agriculture, see below for contact information:
Department of Agriculture
General Office (Paraquita Bay), Virgin Gorda and Anegada - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Abattoir - 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Airport - 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
General Office (Paraquita Bay) - 1(284) 468-6123/6124
Fax: 1(284) 468-6102
Virgin Gorda Office - 1(284) 468-6506/6507
Anegada Office - 1(284) 468-4356
Airport Office - 1(284) 468-6449
Abattoir - 1(284) 468-6127