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‘Every Home a Garden’ initiative | 16 October 2020

‘Every Home a Garden’ initiative

Crops ready for harvest

 

A large majority of the crops grown by Persévérance residents who have embarked on the ‘Every Home a Garden’ initiative are ready for harvest.

Minister for Fisheries and Agriculture Charles Bastienne yesterday visited over a dozen homes in Persévérance that have embarked on the ‘Every Home a Garden’ initiative.

The ‘Every Home a Garden’ initiative encourages homeowners to grow their own fruits, crops and vegetables in their backyards whereby they are provided inputs from the Seychelles Agriculture Agency (SAA).

A total of 88 residents of Persévérance 1 and 2 have opted to take part in the programme which kicked off a few months ago.

The ministerial visit forms part of the activities to commemorate World Food Day, celebrated every October 16.

Our photo shows Minister Bastienne visiting one of the homes that have embarked on the ‘Every Home a Garden’ initiative.

 

Elsie Pointe

Photo: Louis Toussaint

 

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