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August 2020
 

25 August 2020

Dasheen production increased under Agriculture Ministry’s incentive programme

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 25 Aug 2020    communications   
There has been a four per cent increase in the production of dasheen for the 2019/20 crop year under the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries’ Production Incentive Programme. This was disclosed by Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) Zonal Director for the Eastern Zone, Mervyn Green, when compared to the 2018/19 crop year. Mr. Green also indicated that for that year a total of $10 million was expended on dasheen production, which included the purchase of 32 motorized sprayers. Plans are now in the offing to further increase production by adding more hectares to...


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