Statement by Honourable Natalio Wheatley UPDATE ON AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES

Thursday, 2 September 2021 - 4:37pm

Today I rise to update this Honourable House on the Ministry’s ongoing work to support the agriculture and fisheries sectors. 

“Restore, Increase, Sustain and Educate”, abbreviated as “RISE”, was the theme of a successful Farmers and Fishers’ Week 2021. 

Farmers And Fishers E-Magazine Now Available

Wednesday, 26 May 2021 - 1:05pm

The public is notified that the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries has released an e-Magazine with articles about topics within the agricultural and fisheries sectors.

Statement By Premier Fahie - Update Of Aspects Of The COVID-19 Stimulus

Thursday, 13 May 2021 - 5:10pm

You would recall that shortly after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic in March 2020, we in the BVI were presented with a grim projection – based on the scientific data - that unless decisive preventative steps were taken, the Territory was looking at getting 3,700 coronavirus cases in our small population.

Lenia Smith Declared Winner In Fish Soup Competition

Friday, 7 May 2021 - 1:27pm

Ms. Lenia Smith of Anegada took home the prize for best fish soup in the highly anticipated Farmers and Fishers week 2021 Fish Soup Competition. 

Local Businesses Donate To School Garden Initiative

Monday, 3 May 2021 - 4:14pm

The Fort Garden Centre and Plant Wise VI have contributed to the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries’ School Garden Initiative.

Secondary Students Participate In Dessert Competition

Friday, 30 April 2021 - 9:23am

The public is invited to tune in to the Farmers and Fishers’ Week Dessert Competition between the Territory’s Secondary School Students being held today, Friday, April 30th, at noon at the Agricultural grounds in Paraquita Bay. 

Exhibition and Market Day will Feature Local Produce and Fish

Tuesday, 27 April 2021 - 4:03pm

The public is invited to a grand Farmers’ and Fishers’ Exhibition and Market day on the grounds of the Department of Agriculture at Paraquita Bay on Saturday, May 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Farmers and Fishers Week Declared Open

Tuesday, 27 April 2021 - 1:42pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has declared Farmers and Fishers Week 2021 officially open.

Local Fishers And Farmers To Be Honoured In Week Of Activities

Thursday, 22 April 2021 - 3:22pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley, has emphasised that Famers and Fishers’ Week 2021 will be centred around honouring local fishers and farmers.

Cooks Invited To Register For Fish Soup Competition

Monday, 19 April 2021 - 5:55pm

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is inviting cooks from across the Territory to register for a Fish Soup Competition.

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