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?
|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
|Owners Of Dogs Must Have Them Licensed||
5 Jun 2018 - 4:48pm
|Meeting With Pig Farmers On May 30||
15 May 2018 - 4:27pm
|Agriculture Minister To Hold Meeting With Farmers||
2 Mar 2018 - 2:05pm
|Public Reminded Of Plant Importation Procedures||
22 Feb 2018 - 10:41am
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