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Fulton files $25m Suit against RADA for breach of contract

KINGSTON, August 30, 2016 - Former Chief Executive Officer of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority, RADA, Lenworth Fulton, has filed a claim in the Supreme Court against RADA and its Chairman Genille Attalla for wrongful termination of his contract.
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Kellier urges Farmers To Register With RADA

Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Derrick Kellier has called on farmers to be registered with the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), as the data is necessary in the planning of the overall food security of the country.

RADA Conducting Survey among Farmers to Tackle Drought

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), Mr. Lenworth Fulton, says the agency is now conducting a national survey to determine the number of farmers who are interested in practising water harvesting techniques,  beyond just having a “black tank” on their farm.

Drought Affected Farmers in St. Mary to Get Assistance

Farmers from drought affected areas of St. Mary are to benefit from a $3 million mitigation programme to help with the recovery of their crops. The programme, which takes immediate effect, was announced by Minister of Agriculture, Labour  and Social Security,  Derrick Kellier, following a tour of the worst affected areas of the parish.

RADA Assisting Farmers to Deal With Climate Change

The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), is using its 25th anniversary celebrations across the island to equip farmers with skills to deal with  climate change, and will showcase this thrust at the 2015 Denbigh Agricultural Show, in May Pen, Clarendon.

RADA to Distribute 300 Water Tanks To Farmers

KINGSTON, JULY 3, 2015- The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries will, over the coming weeks, continue distribution of 300 water tanks, valued at $5 million, to farmers islandwide whose cultivations have been adversely affected by the prevailing drought.
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