Meanwhile, former Agriculture Minister Atherton Martin is of the view that a complete reconstruction of the Agricultural industry is necessary.
He says more can be done by the Government, to restore the industry back to the level of productivity it once had in the 90’s. Martin went on to reference that in the 1990’s, due to the competence of the people who worked at the Dominica Banana Growing Association (DBGA), the Agricultural industry was well structured, and as a result, it was productive progressive and profitable.
However, according to Martin, 20 years after this period of growth and revenue, there has been a complete deterioration of the structures of the industry, by those who currently manage the Ministry of Agriculture.
Former Minister of Agriculture Atherton Martin
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