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JAMAICA | PNP wants long term strategic plan for Agriculture

KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 1, 2020:  People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Victor Wright, says government must provide long-term support for local agriculture to ensure the nation's food security as we continue our battle with the Coronavirus crisis.

JAMAICA | Use Bernard Lodge lands for productive agriculture says PNP

KINGSTON, Jamaica, October 25, 2019: The People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,Victor Wright, says the recent pronouncement by prime minister Andrew Holness that 1,300 additional acres of land will be dedicated for agricultural use on Bernard Lodge lands does not address the fundamental issue of displacement of over 200 actively producing farmers.

JAMAICA | Phillips Promise to tackle Corruption, Education and Land Reform

KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 22, 2019 - Opposition Leader and President of the People’s National Party (PNP) Dr. Peter Phillips today outlined a number of initiatives his party plans to take should they win the next election. Primary among this is Education, Agriculture and a vow to tackle corruptionwithout ceasing until “justice is done.”
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JAMAICA | Stephenson urges help for St. Elizabeth Farmers

Southwest St. Elizabeth - August 20, 2019 - People’s National Party Caretaker/Candidate for South West St Elizabeth Ewan Stephenson is calling for urgent help for farmers in the drought-ravaged ‘bread basket’ parish, as hundreds of acres of food crops perish for lack of water.

JAMAICA | CARICOM Among Four Major Markets Being Targeted

KINGSTON,  Jamaica March 4, 2019 - Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw, says CARICOM is among four major markets being targeted, under the Government’s thrust to attain higher levels of economic growth, through the linkage between agriculture and industry.
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