No fish for harvest at Tobago Hill farm, says Toshao
- denies gov’t report of thriving project
Residents of Tobago Hill, in Region One’s Mabaruma Sub-Region, are refuting a government report that a community fish farm is nearing its first harvest, saying that there are currently no fish in the pond.
The project began in 2009, when the government launch-ed the National Secure Live-lihood Programme (NSLP) in 15 communities in the North West District (NWD) of Region One. It is being undertaken by the government in collaboration with the Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) group.
Recently, the Government Information Agency (GINA) reported that Minister of Amerindian Affairs Pauline Sukhai had commended residents of the area for their hard work in preparing the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.