Minister

Minister
Hon. Saboto Caesar

Biography

Welcome

  Welcome to the website of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry & Labour.
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. 
The administrative arm of this Ministry is responsible for:
   - The co-ordination of all programmes of the various Departments, Divisions and Units.
  - The maintenance of communication with local, regional and international bodies affecting the functions of the Ministry.
  - The administration of revenue and expenditure transactions approved by Parliament.

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry, and Labour and the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force in a collaborative effort, intend to address the ongoing scourge of praedial larceny in the country.

To this end, the two entities met on Tuesday, 13th September, 2022, and have resolved to:

  • Restart the stop and search activities at the district level.
  • Instituting an educational campaign to improve stakeholders’ awareness of their roles and responsibilities.
  • Hosting of joint meetings and briefings by the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force and the Ministry Forestry Fisheries Rural Transformation Industry Labour.
  • Use of technology to aid in the monitoring and for evidence gathering.
  • Advocating for a greater level of prosecution under the Agricultural Produce and Livestock (Prevention of Theft) Act as opposed to the criminal code.

 

SOURCE: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry & Labour

 

 

phone
(784) 456-1410
pbx
(784) 456-1111
ext. no.
321/311
email
office.agriculture@mail.gov.vc, agricomsvg@gmail.com

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