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Projects

BAM Project

The specific objective is to address the underlying weakness in the agricultural sector relating to commercial competitiveness and low productivity, through strengthening of entrepreneurial and technological development and innovation, implementation of quality standards...

Poultry & Pork Project

The company, Organizacion de Servicios Generiales of Venezuela has been consulted to design and build the multi-purpose abattoir on 6.11 acres of land at Layou Park. The visit of 22nd and 23rd November 2010 was considered as the starting of this project...

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Key Officials


Hon.Fidel Grant
Minister of Blue and Green Economy, Agriculture and Food Security
 

Dr. Reginald Thomas
Permanent Secretary (Ag.)

Mission:

To protect and sustainably leverage Dominica’s marine and terrestrial assets, and cultural heritage in a dynamic, social and gender inclusive manner; aimed at enhancing food and nutrition security, contributing to economic growth and improving livelihoods; achieved through a robust policy, legislative framework, enforcement mechanisms and infrastructure and with access to human, financial and technological resources.

Vision:

A sustainable marine, land and renewable energy resources sector, transformed to drive the socio-economic development of the nation, whilst ensuring the well-being of the people of Dominica.

Specific Goals:

  • Effective and efficient leadership
  • To establish Dominica as the Global Centre for Agricultural Resilience
  • To increase the contribution of agriculture to the GDP/ economic growth
  • To create the enabling environment for national food security
  • Sustainable use of natural resources in the sector (i.e. marine, terrestrial and energy)
  • Enhance livelihoods in the sector
  • Poverty reduction
  • Enhance food production
  • Promotion of growth in the green and blue economy and increase contribution to GDP