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Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports
Release Date:
Monday, 11 October 2021 - 4:44pm

Former Chief Conservation and Fisheries Officer, the late Mr. Bertrand B Lettsome also known as Washasha X is being honoured by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for World Food Day 2021.

In recognition of his contribution as a farmer and fisher, the department is sharing Mr. Lettsome’s wisdom through a video that was part of the ‘Garden to Plate’ series for the 2020 Backyard Garden competition. Mr. Lettsome shared his knowledge of the history of farming in the Virgin Islands as well as tips to new farmers. To view the video, click the link or visit the Government of the Virgin Islands’ Facebook Page using the handle @BVIGovernment or the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Facebook page @GOVIDOAF. (Video credit: Reynold Corum/GIS)


Nekita Turnbull

Ag. Deputy Chief Information Officer
Department of Information & Public Relations 
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