Tag: Rural Agricultural Development Authority

Jamaica’s Fight Against Beet Army Worms






Each year, Jamaica’s Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) releases advisories to farmers regarding best practices and about pests to prevent/avoid. Over the last two decades, there have been numerous warnings about the beet army worm, a pest that attacks mainly








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 15, 2016






You Must Trust And Support The Police – SSP Nesbeth. Senior Superinten-dent of Police Marlon Nesbeth, head of the St James Police Division, said residents of crime-plagued St James need to trust the police and give them their support in the…Read








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 12, 2015






Jamaica Headed In Wrong Direction, Say Respondents To Bill Johnson Poll. Even as the Government was salivating over the September 24 announcement that Jamaica had passed its ninth consecutive test under an Extended Fund Facility (EFF) with the International Monetary Fund,








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 14, 2015






Firefighters’ Resources Depleted, Will Have To Watch Fires Burn. Resources employed to combat the Mavis Bank inferno are running at an all-time low, as the raging flames show no sign of retreating… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Negligent Parents Of Abused Children








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 12, 2015






More Than 500 Acres Of Agricultural Lands Torched…Losses Could Run Into Half A Billion Dollars. The bush fires that for nearly two weeks have been sweeping across hilly sections of Mavis Bank in east rural St Andrew have already torched more








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More Local Produce = More Nutrition For School Feeding Programme






Earlier this year, the now late Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Roger Clarke disclosed during his contribution to the 2014/15 Budget Debate that the Government was moving to align the needs of the School Feeding Programme to the production








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 15, 2014






Ready To Rebound – Hylton Claims Country’s Global Business Rankings Set For Massive Improvements. Jamaica’s Industry Minister Anthony Hylton is predicting that the major indices which measure the country’s efficiency at enhancing its business environment will gradually climb as a result








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 30, 2014






Gold Rush In Glasgow – Jamaica Sweep Women’s 400m, Win Triple Jump, 110m Hurdles In Glittering Commonwealth Games Display. Glasgow, cue the Bob Marley, the Jamaicans are taking over! That’s how it seemed anyway, as a historic women’s 400 metres medal sweep








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5 Facts – Droughts In Jamaica






Jamaica is no stranger to droughts, which seem to affect the country in varying degrees every year. In light of our current crisis, we decided to look back through the years and collect some Gleaner stories highlighting how droughts have








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 15, 2014






Commish Search On – Bunting Speaks Today, PSC To Start Talks On Ellington’s Successor. Discussions on a successor to retiring Commissioner of Police Owen Ellington are to top the priority issues the Police Service Commission (PSC) will deliberate on when








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