Meetings Held With Virgin Islands Fishers to Build Capacity

Thursday, 6 October 2022 - 3:18pm

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries facilitated a round of meetings with fishers throughout the Territory as part of the Darwin Plus Funded Project, “Capacity Building in Fisheries Evidence, Networks and Management in the Virgin Islands”, September 26th - 29th.

Agriculture And Fisheries’ Officials Inspired At Conference To Improve Agricultural Sector

Tuesday, 4 October 2022 - 1:32pm

Collaborating with regional and international partners, improving data collection, making data-driven investments, and implementing structured farm programmes are just a few keys to improving the agricultural sector.

VI Conch And Whelk Season Closes On August 15

Thursday, 11 August 2022 - 1:27pm

Commercial fishers and the public are notified that the Conch (Strombus gigas) and Whelk (Cittarium pica) fishing season will be closed on August 15 in accordance with the Fisheries Regulations, 2003.

Aukie’s Farm Hosts Agricultural Hike For Farmers’ And Fishers' Week 2022

Wednesday, 6 April 2022 - 3:43pm

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, continues to highlight events from Farmers’ and Fishers’ Week 2022 held from Sunday, 27th March to Saturday, 2nd April.

Dr. the Honourable Wheatley Declares Farmers' and Fishers' Week 2022 Open

Monday, 28 March 2022 - 12:25pm

There is a story sometimes told to describe heaven and hell. It is referred to as the parable of the long spoons. In this story, a man visits heaven and hell and learns a fundamental difference between a life of misery and one of joy.

Local Fruit Juice Competition April 2

Wednesday, 23 March 2022 - 4:58pm

Interested persons are invited to enter a Local Fruit Juice Competition on Saturday, April 2 as part of the activities for this year’s Farmers’ and Fishers’ Week Market and Exhibition Day at Paraquita Bay.

Farmers And Fishers Public Meeting

Monday, 31 January 2022 - 2:53pm

Fishers and Farmers are invited to tune in to the upcoming public meetings on the Food Security and Suitability Act, 2022.

Submit Fish Catch Logbooks (Dashsheets)

Friday, 15 October 2021 - 2:54pm

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is advising all Masters operating as a commercial, pleasure or sport fisher, who received fishing licenses for the years 2020 and 2021 and who have not submitted their fish catch logbooks (datasheets) to do so immediately.

Masters Told To Regularise Their Fish Catch Logbooks

Thursday, 14 October 2021 - 3:12pm

Masters who are operating as commercial, pleasure or sport fishers, who received fishing licenses for the years 2020 and 2021 and have not submitted their fish catch logbooks or datasheets are to do so immediately.

Preparations Underway To Observe World Food Day

Tuesday, 12 October 2021 - 10:16am

Residents of the Virgin Islands are invited to the opening ceremony to observe World Food Day on Saturday, October 16 at 9:00 a.m. at the Sir Olva Georges’ Plaza in Road Town.

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