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September 2019
 

04 September 2019

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (left) takes keen interest in the gluten free breadfruit flour  being shown to him by Director of the Jeffrey Town Farmers Association, Ivy Gordon, at the launch of the publication Breadfruit Germplasm Collection, At the University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine Campus, authored by Professor Laura B. Roberts-Nkrumah, at  the UWI, Mona Campus on September 3.

 

Shaw welcomes breadfruit germplasm collection

Above Body

 04 Sep 2019    ICTAdmin   
In keeping with Government’s drive to industrialise and commercialise the production of several non-traditional crops, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw has welcomed the publication of Professor Laura Roberts-Nkrumah’s book on The Breadfruit Germplasm Collection , University of the West Indies, St Augustine . In the current context of the shift from traditional crops such as sugar cane and the reallocation of lands for the development of alternative crops, Mr Shaw said there was now “tremendous interest” in crops such as bamboo, orchard crops and food...


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