November 23, 2012

Agriculture minister to hold press conference on Monday

Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar will hold a press conference on Monday to address members of the farming community and other investors in the agricultural sector.{{more}}

The purpose of the press conference, according to a release from the ministry, is: to highlight the strategies that will be used to address the major issues brought forward by farmers who are presently attending a series of community consultations in the major farming areas; to give a progress report on the major programme of activities now being implemented in the agricultural sector; and to give an outline of the budgeted initiatives and programmes planned for 2013 and beyond for the agricultural sector.

The press conference will be held at the conference room of the Ministry of Agriculture from 9 a.m. and will be broadcast live on radio.