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Exploring value-added options

Farmers and partners in agriculture are hearing from consultants on the findings of research into the strengthening of value chains for five local commodities. Agriculture officials say value chains are crucial for long-term, sustainable growth in agriculture and will play in important role in food security.

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NICE offers more intense summer training

The NICE summer programme is in full swing. The national initiative to create employment has long supported summer learning and education by enabling communities to provide a safe and fun environment for children during the vacation.

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6th annual OECS Youth Conference

The OECS Commission organized a consultation with the youth to discuss formulating a cogent strategy to address issues unique to young people. The vision for the strategy is “healthy, educated and empowered citizens realizing their fullest potential and preparing today to own tomorrow”. Jade Brown reports that the odds are …

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Packed schedule for emancipation day

The Slavery Abolition Act signaled the end of slavery in the British empire on August 28th 1834. Observed throughout the Caribbean on August 1st, Emancipation Day is a momentous occasion for people of African descent. A number of events have been planned to mark the occasion, but will other recreational …

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