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Nevis joins international community to observe World Food Day 2018

The following is an address by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) on the occasion of World Food Day on October 16, 2018.The Ministry of Agriculture is pleased to join with United Nations member countries in the observance of World Food Day 2018. This year as the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

We are just over a decade away from 2030, and if we are going to be serious about ensuing that every person on the planet is free from hunger we have to start now.For the past few years, the Ministry has pushed an agenda of food security, which is also in keeping with this global objective.

 

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