Land owners with property along the Nibbs Ghut in Sea Cows Bay have been holding discussions on the installation of sedimentation traps along the ghut to reduce the extent of the flooding that affects the community.
Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has said that initiatives including building a market, improving land space usage and providing water to farmers are on the front burner to enable a thriving agriculture industry in the Virgin Islands.
The subject of climate adaptation and mitigation financing best practices was discussed when Organization of Eastern Caribbean States’ Ambassador Mrs. Diann Black-Layne met with Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie earlier this week.
The first person on the scene can make all the difference in the world in an emergency. Having completed an intensive three-day Teen CERT course, 72 Virgin Islands students aged 12 to 18 are ready to step in and assist.