The Push for Food Security

COVID-19 has shown the importance of food security on our island. Long before the pandemic, the Tobago House of Assembly and the Division of Food Production, Forestry and Fisheries began spearheading food initiatives. Initiatives to feed school children in need, the distribution of food cards, and the continued encouragement of Tobagonians to grow their own…

I Love Tobago signage unveiled

The ‘I Love Tobago’ gateway sign was commissioned and unveiled on Thursday (June 4, 2020) on the Scarborough Esplanade, Milford Road. The project was spearheaded by the Urban Renewal Department within the Division of Settlements, Urban Renewal and Public Utilities. The signage serves as a tourist attraction and landmark, and will provide visitors with a…

All protocols in place for Exams

All the necessary protocols will be observed to ensure that secondary schools in Tobago are in a state of readiness for the hosting of CSEC and CAPE examinations. The Division, through its school supervisor and principals, is ensuring that the cleaning companies that operate in the schools, sanitize the compounds and ultimately guarantee that all…

Chief Secretary visits Mason Hall farms

The THA has targeted the agriculture sector for economic diversification and continues to encourage food production on the island. On May 31, 2020, THA Chief Secretary Hon. Ancil Dennis visited several farmers who plant crops in the village of Mason Hall. The Chief Secretary has visited several farms to get a first-hand look at what’s being produced…

The Future of Farming

In May, THA Chief Secretary Hon. Ancil Dennis visited several farmers and farms on the island, including the THA Courland Agricultural Development Project, to spotlight the important contribution that farmers make to our island.  The THA continues to focus on food production and is encouraging Tobagonians to grow their own food as part of the…

Tobago Moves Forward

Newly appointed Chief Secretary Hon. Ancil Dennis said Trinidad and Tobago is cautiously moving toward reopening. “We in the Tobago House of Assembly are taking the necessary steps to ensure we are prepared,” Dennis said. On May 16th, Dennis hosted his first virtual post Executive Council Media Briefing at the Scarborough Library, following his first…

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