JIS News

A sum of $75 million has been allocated for Crop and Livestock production in the 2007/08 Estimates of Expenditure.
The Special Incentives for Small Farmers sub-project will receive $63.4 million. This fund will be used to assist the most vulnerable farmers in their production efforts. Farmers will be provided with seedlings, spraying equipment, fertilizers, plant protection chemicals, feed and day old chicks.
In addition, $11.6 million will go to the Jamaica Dairy Development Board to develop policy and monitor the growth of the dairy sector.