The session saw presentations by Miguel Flemming, Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Marine Resources and Cooperatives in St. Kitts, Huey Sergeant, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Housing, Cooperatives and Fisheries on Nevis and Daniel Arthurton, National Consultant.
The implementation of this strategy is being led by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Marine Resources in St. Kitts and the Ministry of Agriculture on Nevis in collaboration with farmers, fishers, and other stakeholders in the agricultural sector.
The Ministry received technical and financial support from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to develop the new national strategy plan for agriculture in St. Kitts and Nevis. This long-term plan will outline the path for the sector to transform and essentially reach its sustainable development goals.
The St. Kitts and Nevis Agricultural Transformation and Growth Strategy 2022-2031 was officially launched on Thursday, 30th September 2021.