Hinterland livelihoods project has yielded successes

-Amerindian Ministry PS

The projects under the government’s $88M Hinterland National Secure Livelihoods Programme (NSLP) have yielded success with the exception of the Tobago Hill Hassar fish ponds, according to Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs Nigel Dharamlall.

Finally responding to enquiries about the project from Stabroek News, Dharamlall said that over the years there have been some successes and challenges.

Stabroek News has been continuously reporting on the state of these projects and has verified that the Tobago Hill fish ponds have been abandoned due to the unfeasibility of the initiative and poor weather. Residents have complained that there aren’t sufficient markets available for their produce as it regards the other projects, so they’ve either scaled back their  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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