Trinidad and Tobago: Rowley-led administration has been working towards the improvement of food security export capabilities in the nation.
Prime Minister Rowley has issued a statement while opening the Nutrimix Limited Next Generation Hatchery on Monday, 14th February 2022.
Dr Rowley, while addressing, said that the new state-of-the-art hatchery is important and expectedly will aid the country’s competency in the agriculture sector. He added that this would provide strength to the chicken business in a way that we have never been before.
“We are securing our food supply,” stated the Prime Minister.
PM Dr Rowley further said that when it comes to exporting to the neighbouring islands, the production companies have to deal with several “archaic and antiquated laws”.
He further mentioned that “In the very near future, you will see some dramatic, unusual changes with respect to the agricultural sector, its management and its governance in Trinidad and Tobago.”
Prime Minister Rowley further mentioned that to deal with a pandemic like COVID-19, “it is important to be prepared foundation wise that wherever we are called upon to respond that we do have some basic infrastructure in the country that can cause us to respond satisfactorily if and when we are called upon to respond.”
For carrying out the innovation set by the late founder of Nutrimix, Shaheed Mohammed, the Prime Minister congratulated the Director of the Nutrimix Group of Companies, Ronnie Mohammed and his team.
The event attendees were the Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries, Clarence Rambharat, the Minister of Trade and Industry, Paula Gopee-Scoon, and Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries Avinash Singh.