The Ministry of Agriculture held a training workshop in Food Safety

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The Ministry of Agriculture on Tuesday hosted a training workshop in Food Safety at the Dumbarton Agriculture Station.

The workshop, the first in a series of training programs was held in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the lnter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA).

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Technical Specialist at the lnter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, Michael Dalton said the program aims to build the capacity of farmers to supply high quality food to the local market.

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Technical Specialist at the lnter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, Michael Dalton

Meanwhile, FAO National Project Coordinator, Laura Anthony-Browne said they are pleased to provide support to this training workshop

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Over seventy farmers and fisherfolk across the country would benefit from the training Workshops.