Potato, onion production to trigger ‘phased reduction’ of imports – NAREI

Hinterland agriculture is expected to come into sharper focus this year as the country embraces production of onions, potatoes and other non-traditional crops.

Stabroek Business has seen a copy of the review of the support programme for agriculture being undertaken by the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) which lists Irish potatoes, onions, spices and new varieties of cassava, breadfruit, watermelon, tomatoes and plantains as “priority crops” ….