Poultry Facility Completed As Part Of Agriculture Project

Friday, 17 December 2021 - 4:03pm

Government through the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture signed leases with two local business owners to support food production in Paraquita Bay in March 2020.

Preparations Underway To Observe World Food Day

Tuesday, 12 October 2021 - 10:16am

Residents of the Virgin Islands are invited to the opening ceremony to observe World Food Day on Saturday, October 16 at 9:00 a.m. at the Sir Olva Georges’ Plaza in Road Town.

Honourable Wheatley To Spend World Food Day With Farmers

Friday, 8 October 2021 - 4:40pm

Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has said that he will observe World Food Day on October 16, with farmers and fishers at the Sir Olva Georges Plaza in Road Town.

Students Plant Peace

Wednesday, 29 September 2021 - 2:27pm

Secretary General for the BVI National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, (UNESCO), Dr. Allison Flax-Archer and local Author Anika Christopher visited several schools last week and read excerpts from the published book, ‘Planting Peace.’  

Agricultural Production Survey Launched

Monday, 23 August 2021 - 2:13pm

An agricultural production survey has been launched to better understand the types and quantities of agricultural produce grown in the Territory.

Agricultural Production Survey Launched

Monday, 23 August 2021 - 1:51pm

An agricultural production survey has been launched to better understand the types and quantities of agricultural produce grown in the Territory. 

Department Of Agriculture Phone And Internet Lines Down

Tuesday, 22 June 2021 - 12:10pm

The public is being informed that the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is experiencing an interruption in the telephone and internet service. 

School Garden Initiative Continues To Grow

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 - 4:18pm

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries’ School Garden initiative is the recipient of an irrigation system including an irrigation hose, fittings, emitters and seedlings including, okra, kale, lemon basil, season and bell peppers courtesy of the Fort Garden Centre and Plant Wise VI.

Agriculture And Fisheries Receives New Tractor

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 - 3:47pm

A highlight of ‘Farmers and Fishers Week 2021’ was the dedication of a brand new tractor for the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

New Public Pound To Address Roaming Livestock Problem

Friday, 7 May 2021 - 6:03pm

 A new public pound created as a response to the growing number of roaming livestock across the Territory was officially opened last week.

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