Public Officers Trained On Central Fisheries GIS Database

Tuesday, 1 November 2022 - 6:38am

Public Officers at the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour and the Premier's Office have been trained on the central fisheries GIS database that is being developed for handover to the Government of the Virgin Islands.

Meetings Held With Virgin Islands Fishers to Build Capacity

Thursday, 6 October 2022 - 3:18pm

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries facilitated a round of meetings with fishers throughout the Territory as part of the Darwin Plus Funded Project, “Capacity Building in Fisheries Evidence, Networks and Management in the Virgin Islands”, September 26th - 29th.

Preparations Underway To Host Farmers And Fishers Week 2022

Monday, 21 March 2022 - 3:28pm

Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley said that he is hoping for another successful week as preparations are underway for the hosting of Farmers’ and Fishers’ Week 2022.

Best Practices In Focus For Mangrove Symposium

Tuesday, 1 March 2022 - 3:52pm

The Virgin Islands is joining organisations from across the Caribbean to share scientific best practices and techniques for mangrove restoration in a virtual Regional Mangrove Symposium from March 1 to 3.

Honourable Maduro-Caines Appointed Minister For Education

Monday, 28 February 2022 - 5:37pm

Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines is serving as Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture from February 27 to March 4.  

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.

Naming Of Old Fisherman’s Wharf And Opening Ceremony

Tuesday, 20 April 2021 - 5:05pm

The naming of the Omar Wallace Hodge Fisherman’s Wharf and Park

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.

Wharf To Be Named After The Late Omar Wallace Hodge

Monday, 19 April 2021 - 2:32pm

The old fisherman’s wharf at Baugher’s Bay is slated to be named after the late Omar Wallace Hodge.

Statement by Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley - Farmers And Fishers Week 2021

Monday, 19 April 2021 - 12:07pm

​Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to provide a brief statement on the upcoming Farmers and Fishers’ Week planned for the week of 25th April to 1st May, 2021.  The Week will be celebrated under the theme “Restore, Increase, Sustain and Educate” or simply abbreviated as “RISE”. 

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