A tree for life


A tree for life

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw (left), and student of Christiana High School in Manchester, Vanessa Plummer, plant a lychee tree
during this year's World Food Day National Exhibition, at the institution last Friday. The event was staged by the ministry, in collaboration with the United Nations Food
and Agriculture Organization (FAO), to mark the day being officially observed on October 16 under the theme 'Our Actions are Our Future: Healthy Diets for a #ZeroHunger
World'. This year's celebrations are aimed at heightening public awareness about the importance of healthy diets. Other participants include (from second left): FAO
representative for Jamaica, Belize and The Bahamas Dr Crispim Moreira; Custos for Manchester Garfield Green; Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dermon Spence; Rural
Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) chief executive officer, Peter Thompson; and a representative of RADA. (Photo: JIS)

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