Tortola, Virgin Islands (British) VG1120
The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is a Department under the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture of the Government of the Virgin Islands.
The aim of the Department is to ensure that food is safe, nutritionally sound, produced and harvested in an environmentally sustainable manner that builds resilience to internal and external shocks while contributing to economic growth, social well-being and protection of the natural environment.
To be the key agency in the Virgin Islands for food security through the regulation of the agricultural and fisheries sectors to safeguard the sustainability and safety of the Territory’s food supply.
To enable sustainable production, harvest and supply of safe, high quality food to all consumers within the Territory of the Virgin Islands.
We share the ethical values of the Virgin Islands Public Service, and pledge to be:
- Committed - Striving to give our best to every task.
- Responsive - Responding effectively to the needs of our clients.
- Supportive - Upholding all that is valid or right, giving emotional and moral support to clients and staff.
- Respectful - Showing courtesy, consideration, and deference for our clients’ requests.
- Open - Being accessible to all clients and staff.
- Diligent - Serving our clients with professionalism in a practical, conscientious, rigorous, and timely manner.
- Honest - Behaving ethically with integrity, loyalty and candour.
Units within the Department
- Administration Unit
- Fisheries Unit
- Crops Unit
- Livestock Unit
- Veterinary Unit
- Abattoir Unit
What's Happening Within Our Department?
|Theodore James Is Acting Director For Agriculture And Fisheries||
18 Jul 2019 - 1:54pm
|Dog Registration Drive On May 4||
1 May 2019 - 11:41am
|Meeting For Farmers And Fishermen October 25||
23 Oct 2018 - 3:08pm
|Central Administration Complex Bypass Road Closure||
16 Oct 2018 - 12:34pm
|Cultural Food Fair On October 19||
12 Oct 2018 - 4:30pm
|Territory Will Observe World Food Day With Cultural Food Fair||
12 Oct 2018 - 4:11pm
|Pig Farmers Workshop On August 24||
22 Aug 2018 - 4:12pm
|BVI Observes World Zoonoses Day On July 6||
3 Jul 2018 - 5:07pm
|Abattoir Re-Opens On July 3||
27 Jun 2018 - 2:34pm
|Work Continues On Fisherman's Wharf||
5 Jun 2018 - 6:18pm
Department Contact Information
To make contact with Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, see below for contact information:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
General Office - Paraquita Bay and Virgin Gorda - 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
Veterinary Unit - 1 (284) 468 - 6197
Virgin Gorda Office - 1(284) 468-6506/6507
Airport Office - 1(284) 468-6449