Minister

Minister
Hon. Saboto Caesar

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The Ministry is the institutional body of the state responsible for the 
formulation, articulation and implementation of all policies and plans relating to Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry & Labour. 
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Director of Forestry, Fitzgerald Providence has pointed to the important role sustainable land management plays in reducing land degradation in Saint. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Mr. Providence highlighted the issue as Saint Vincent and the Grenadines joined the Global Community to observe "World Day" to combat desertification and drought on Wednesday June 17th, under the theme: "Food, Feed , Fibre."

He said failure to address land degradation will increase the country’s vulnerability to natural hazards. Mr. Providence is also the Focal Point for the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.

He outlined several practices that can be adopted in order to prevent land degradation in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

SOURCE: National Broadcasting Corporation

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