Five banana farmer groups in receipt over $76,000 worth of tools and equipment from Ministry of Agriculture
The Ministry of Agriculture says it has made available EC$76,750 worth of tools and equipment to five banana farmer groups on Wednesday.
Agriculture Minister Reginald Austrie addressed the presentation forum.
Agriculture Minister Reginald Austrie
Meantime, Austrie is reporting that his ministry has identified gaps within the banana industry and in the plantain sector in Dominica.
Meantime, Head of the Banana & Plantain Management Program, Angus McIntyre, says Wednesday's presentation and the formation of farmer groups stemmed from a meeting held in Castle Bruce in November 2018.
Head of the Banana & Plantain Management Program Angus McIntyre .
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