Issue:
Prioritize Agricultural Development
Desired Action:
Raise the Priority Given to Investment in Agriculture to attract and support Youth In Agriculture.
Government Budget Response
Restructuring the Marketing Board to provide the needed support to farmers. In respect of the fisheries sector, work will be done to strengthen the capacity and productivity of the fisher folk and to help them identify new market opportunities. GOSL is receiving support from the Government of the Peoples’ Republic of China on Taiwan to increase productivity and output of a number of crops. A programme is being developed to expand cocoa production and cocoa exports to provide an alternative source of income to farmers. The Ministry of Agriculture is seeking to jumpstart the Youth in Agriculture Programme.
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