October is Financial Information Month (FIM) in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union.
The theme for FIM is: Financial Empowerment Through Education. FIM is a regional financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial education campaign that has been executed in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) since 2002.
“Our actions are our future – A Zero Hunger World is possible by 2030,” is the theme to celebrate this year’s World Food Day on Tuesday, October 16th, 2018. The theme chosen provided an opportunity to show FAO’s commitment to attaining Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2 – to achieve #ZeroHunger by 2030.
The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, acting on the advice of the Pesticides Board, has placed an immediate suspension on the importation into Saint Vincent and the Grenadines of Round-Up, Touchdown, Glyphos and any other chemical containing the active ingredient glyphosate, pending a technical review by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry and Labour.