Farmers And Fishers’ Week 2023: Exhibition And Market Days On Tortola

Thursday, 23 March 2023 - 3:51pm

Displays from the exhibition and market days held on March 19 and March 20 are featured from this year’s Farmers and Fishers’ Week on the Farm Grounds in Paraquita Bay.  In addition, a panel discussion featuring stakeholders in the agricultural and fisheries sectors was organised to promote capacity building in these areas. Two of this year’s honourees from Tortola are farmer Mr.

Accelerating Change For World Water Day

Wednesday, 22 March 2023 - 7:24pm

Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley has said that it is critical to increasing sustainable access to water and coordinated initiatives toward financing the management of the resource are essential for the overall development of the Virgin Islands.

Department Of Agriculture Receives Fisheries Database

Tuesday, 31 January 2023 - 4:05pm

The successful completion of training sessions for fisher folk and other key fisheries stakeholders has resulted in the official handover of a central fisheries database to the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Public Officers Trained On Central Fisheries GIS Database

Tuesday, 1 November 2022 - 6:38am

Public Officers at the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour and the Premier's Office have been trained on the central fisheries GIS database that is being developed for handover to the Government of the Virgin Islands.

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.

Preparations Underway To Host Farmers And Fishers Week 2022

Monday, 21 March 2022 - 3:28pm

Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley said that he is hoping for another successful week as preparations are underway for the hosting of Farmers’ and Fishers’ Week 2022.

Best Practices In Focus For Mangrove Symposium

Tuesday, 1 March 2022 - 3:52pm

The Virgin Islands is joining organisations from across the Caribbean to share scientific best practices and techniques for mangrove restoration in a virtual Regional Mangrove Symposium from March 1 to 3.

Honourable Maduro-Caines Appointed Minister For Education

Monday, 28 February 2022 - 5:37pm

Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines is serving as Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture from February 27 to March 4.  

Honourable Wheatley To Spend World Food Day With Farmers

Friday, 8 October 2021 - 4:40pm

Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has said that he will observe World Food Day on October 16, with farmers and fishers at the Sir Olva Georges Plaza in Road Town.

Naming Of Old Fisherman’s Wharf And Opening Ceremony

Tuesday, 20 April 2021 - 5:05pm

The naming of the Omar Wallace Hodge Fisherman’s Wharf and Park