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Taiwanese banana workshops to help Saint Lucian farmers ‘avoid harvesting in hurricane seasons’

By Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

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(PRESS RELEASE) — Taiwan Technical Mission, in cooperation with Saint Lucia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Physical Planning, Natural Resources and Co-operatives, held “Banana Plants Preparation and Follower Setting Workshops” in Deglos, La Caye, Grace, Roseau, Woodland and Micoud on April 11th, 18th and 25th, and May 2nd, 9th and 16th.

Agricultural specialists from Taiwan Technical Mission introduced Saint Lucian farmers to the cultivation and management of tissue culture plantlet; explained the pros and cons of tissue culture plantlets and suckers, and provided Saint Lucian farmers with a new cultivation model of banana.

This will help farmers make better production schedules and avoid harvesting in hurricane seasons. It will also reduce the risk of disaster damage, raise banana plantlets survival rate, and stabilize and increase banana production.


Also present at these workshops were Project Extension staff of the Banana Productivity Improvement Project.

Eight workshops and 320 farmers and Saint Lucian officers attended the events.

Taiwan is and will remain a partner in sustainable development for Saint Lucia’s banana.

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2 comments

  1. Grace to you, your family, friends and foes!

    Mr. Lindel Joesph is right!
    This planet EARTH was created with SEASONS. Even though we might not experience our seasons as in Europe, the USA and other countries. We DO HAVE them. We cannot enjoy genip mango, and even banana the WHOLE YEAR THROUGH!!!
    There are Borders, Levels Limits, Standarsd and within all the most important CONDITIONS!. You ALWAYS have to stipulaye THE CONDITIONS.... which is again the answer to the question WHY!
    Agape! Abidah!
    Why should it then have to be "manipulated" to do so!....
    NATURAL produce CAN be QUANTITY ÀND QUALITY!
    It is NOT about DOING MORE to have MORE!
    It is about DOING GOOD WORK , to HAVE GOOD PRODUCE, thus BE GOOD SUPPLIERS. Then WE LIVE IN and WITH PEACE!

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  2. Stranger's always come to teach with other motives. How long have those framer's been farming . They haven't learned a thing.?? Those farmer don't need those people help. Wake up.

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