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Farmers encouraged to register and take advantage of EC$2 Million Fund at Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis

During the airing of this week’s edition of “Working for You” on July 04, E. Alistair Edwards, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, encouraged farmers to take advantage of the fund of EC$1.5 million available at the Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis.Mr. Edwards explained that the fund is part loan, part grant.

We have been encouraging farmers to register. We’ve made the registration fees almost like a pittance. Nobody pays more than 500 and that’s for over 15 acres of land that you are allowed to use. We want them to understand the importance of registering and having a relationship with the Agriculture Department.

 

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