Department of Agriculture

Vanuatu Agriculture Department partners with NTM Teouma Bible College

The ceremony on Tuesday also saw DARD handing a rotavator to the college.

Director Antoine Ravo said,”DARD has a draft plan in place that will involve schools and churches and organizations that are well organised, well-structured and have a good governance system in place and these are some of our selection criteria under this plan for our beneficiaries"

"The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity (MALFFB) is rolling out activities of rotavators under the 70/30 Agriculture Investment initiative programme which also part of this plan".

DARD signs partnership agreement with Vanuatu Skills and Partnership

The department handed over a cheque of VT 3 Million to VSP at a signing ceremony.

VSP will deliver a major new training programme that is aimed at improving advisory services for farmers throughout the country.

"The money means that for the first time an integrated programme to meet the training needs of extension officers would be delivered" said Antoine Ravo, Director of Agriculture.

"Our Agriculture Extension Officers have identified their training needs and analysis of these needs has led to a programme to address our highest training priorities."