Agriculture Minister calls for low-cost capital for farmers and fishers

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Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Floyd Green, is calling real viagra pharmacy prescription on financial institutions to provide low-cost capital for farmers and fishers.

The Minister, who was addressing a post-Sectoral Debate media briefing held virtually on Thursday (May 13), said that farmers and fishers are being held back due to the inability to access affordable financing.

He said that “significant conversation” on the issue had started last year with the onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. However, he noted that, to date, “we still have not seen the private sector respond in a tangible way”.

Minister Green informed that he has met with the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) and the entity is earmarking a segment of its credit enhancement facility to provide for agriculture loans.