St Kitts and Nevis, Taiwan Sign Agreement on Agriculture

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - March 14, 2014

Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

St Kitts and Nevis and Taiwan have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at promoting cooperation in the agricultural sector.

The agreement represents a “new phase of cooperation in agriculture with an initiative aimed at vegetable, fruit and upland crop, quality and safety improvement,” according to a government statement.

The agreement was signed at Taiwan’s Embassy on Friday between St Kitts and Nevis Agriculture Minister Nigel Carty and Taiwan’s Resident Ambassador in the twin-island federation, Ambassador Miguel Tsao.

“Immediately we are going to embark on setting up two laboratories (1) for soil fertility analysis and the other for rapid detection of pesticide residue respectively and then start operating this project,” Tsao said. “I do believe the modus-operandi of joint-venture will sustainably bring this bilateral cooperative project to a new height.”

St Kitts and Nevis and Taiwan have been collaborating on a number of developmental projects in recent years, from solar panel installation to an agro-tourism project.

Popular Posts the beach at the avila hotel in curacao

Delta Is Adding More Nonstop Curacao Flights, Citing “Booming Demand”  

Curacao is hotter than ever, with a wave of new hotels and record-breaking tourism numbers. And just a few months after Delta made its long-awaited return to the island, the carrier is adding even more flights.  The reason? What Delta […]

Looking for a Budget-Friendly Montego Bay Vacation? There's a New Hotel for That  

jamaica new hotel montego bay

It’s home to one of the most famous streets in the Caribbean, named after one of Jamaica’s global music icons: Jimmy Cliff Boulevard.  While the heavily-trafficked street has seen its share of ups and downs in recent decades, that’s been […]

When the Caribbean Island of Montserrat Was the Center of the Pop Music World

air studios in montserrat

Legendary Beatles producer Sir George Martin’s dream was not just to build a recording studio in a Caribbean paradise, but to raise up the fortunes of an island he dearly loved in the process. On Montserrat, for a brief but […]

Related Posts carnival cruise line

Carnival is Making Its New Grand Bahama Cruise Port Bigger 

In what is expected to be a massive boost for Grand Bahama, Carnival Cruise Line is in the process of building a brand-new cruise destination on the island called Celebrtaion Key, which is slated to open in 2025. Now, Carnival […]

Island Routes Is Expanding to St Vincent and the Grenadines 

la soufriere volcano

Caribbean attraction company Island Routes is adding another destination in the Caribbean: St Vincent and the Grenadines.  The company’s expansion comes ahead of sister brand Sandals Resorts International’s imminent debut of the new Sandals St Vincent resort, slated for this […]

The Bahamas Is the Caribbean’s Hottest Spring Destination 

pink sand beach

The Bahamas is the most popular destination in the Caribbean for spring travel, according to a new report from travel insurance company Squaremouth.  The Bahamas was the only Caribbean destination to make the top 10 among the most popular destinations […]


Sign up for Caribbean Journal's free newsletter for a daily dose of beaches, hotels, rum and the best Caribbean travel information on the net.

No. Thank You