Home gardeners receiving help with their garden plots
Press Release
April 6, 2023

Home gardeners receiving help with their garden plots

The Rural Transformation Unit within the Ministry of Agriculture is currently conducting an assessment of plots for applicants of a project to enhance food and nutrition at the level of households. A release from the Unit sates that assessment of plots under the “Enhancing Household Food and Nutrition Security through Home Gardening Project” has already been done on the plots of applicants in Biabou, Bequia, Ottley Hall and Montrose.

This task will continue throughout the next few days on plots at Layou, Peniston, North Leeward, Belair, Villa and other surrounding areas.

Five Youth Groups- Chateau Passion; Innovative Youth in Agri-Business Multipurpose Cooperative (IYAMCO); Bequia Dynamic Investors; Youth in Agriculture Multipurpose Cooperative and Infusion.Co will also benefit from the project, the release states.

These youth groups along with home gardeners will receive training in various aspects of vegetable production and good agricultural practices, among other services.

The project was launched on Monday January 23, 2023 in collaboration with the Association of Evangelical Churches of SVG.