Hot Pepper Value Chain workshop held in SVG

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A Hot Pepper Value Chain Evaluation and Cost of Production Workshop was held here this week with the aim of developing a five-year Hot Pepper Value Chain Upgrading Strategy.

Public and Private Sector stakeholders were engaged in the workshop on May 22nd and 23rd.

The workshop was convened by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) through a project of its Technical Cooperation Programme on Promoting Windward Islands Food Production and Trade Corridor.

During the opening ceremony, Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar expressed thanks to the FAO for its continued support to St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

The Hot Pepper Workshop was facilitated by Trade Development Specialist at the Food and Agriculture Organization, Jai Rampersad.