Statement by Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley - Farmers And Fishers Week 2021

Monday, 19 April 2021 - 12:07pm

​Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to provide a brief statement on the upcoming Farmers and Fishers’ Week planned for the week of 25th April to 1st May, 2021.  The Week will be celebrated under the theme “Restore, Increase, Sustain and Educate” or simply abbreviated as “RISE”. 

Entangled Whale In Nanny Cay Has Been Freed

Tuesday, 13 April 2021 - 4:45pm

The Departmentof Agriculture and Fisheries has reported that a male humpback whale has been freed after getting caught in a net in the Sir Francis Drake’s Channel.

Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley Update On The Agriculture And Fisheries Sectors

Thursday, 18 March 2021 - 3:24pm

Good Day and God’s blessings Mister Speaker.

In April 2020, I stood in this honourable House and informed the people of these Virgin Islands about the economic stimulus for fishers and farmers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Department Of Agriculture And Fisheries Improving Services

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 - 12:29pm

Director of Agriculture and Fisheries, Theodore E. James said his department  has been steadily improving its services and facilities at its Paraquita Bay station.

Fishermen And Farmers Meeting On Monday, January 18

Thursday, 14 January 2021 - 4:30pm

Farmers and fishers residing on Tortola are notified that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture meeting to be held in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries will now be held on Monday, January 18, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., 

Fishermen And Farmers Meeting Postponed

Wednesday, 13 January 2021 - 10:50am

The public is notified that the farmers and fishers meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 14 at 5:00 p.m. is postponed ....

Fishermen And Farmers Meeting On Thursday January 14

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 - 5:14pm

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is inviting all farmers and fishers to a meeting on Thursday, January 14 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., 

Illegal Sea Turtle Harvesting Is Strictly Prohibited

Monday, 7 December 2020 - 8:04pm

Director of Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr. Theodore E. James has said that his department was made aware of a video in circulation regarding the illegal capture of seven Green sea turtles which have since been rescued and released.

Department Of Agriculture And Fisheries New Hours

Wednesday, 9 September 2020 - 11:36am

The public is informed of the new operating hours and contacts for the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Updated Process - Curfew Passes For Licenced Commercial Fishermen

Friday, 4 September 2020 - 6:46pm

Masters of commercial fishing vessels who are licenced with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and wish to apply for curfew passes, are asked to submit a request via email at chfahie@gov.vg with the following information.

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