Payment of Income Support to Farmers and Fishers continued in the Red, Orange and Yellow Zones.
The Ministry of Agriculture says Farmers and Fishers received payment as part of the Farmer/ Fisher Income Support Programme at several locations on Friday, May 13th, 2022. Farmers and Fishers from Fancy to Mt. Grenan received payment at the Georgetown Police Station, while payments were made at the Rose Bank Evangelical Church for Farmers from Richmond to Belle Isle.
The Ministry says this payment was for persons who have not yet collected monies.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Dr.Ralph Gonsalves says there are plans to provide income support to farmers and fishers in the green zone. Speaking on NBC Radio on Wednesday, May 11th, 2022, the Prime Minister urged these individuals to exercise patience until this process is rolled out.
SOURCE: National Broadcast Corporation (NBC)