Hon. Saboto Caesar


  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 responsible for Agriculture and Labour is conducting training sessions for Vincentians who are preparing to take up agricultural jobs overseas.

The Ministry recently conducted training for the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (SAWP), focusing specifically on conflict resolution and ethics on the job.

Training Officer at the Labour Department, Adimola Williams said the capacity building programs are necessary to ensure that the local labour force is ready for assignments abroad.

Mr. Williams said the training programs will continue on Wednesdays in the upcoming weeks to ensure that the workers being sent overseas to are well rounded and professional.


SOURCE:  National Broadcasting Corporation

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