Nassau, Bahamas – Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources the Hon. V. Alfred Gray (pictured right) held an arable farm land lease signing ceremony on Friday, January 15, 2016 at the Ministry’s offices.
Applicants throughout New Providence and the Family Islands were thereby officially apportioned agricultural land to expand their farming businesses.
In the endeavor to promote agriculture — in a session just preceding, the Minister announced the Bahamas National Agricultural, Marine Resources and Agri-Business Expo 2016 slated for early March at which he expects over 200 participants.
Pictured with Minister Gray are Vincent Colebrooke of Andros and Errington Thomas of New Providence. (BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)