Three groups in St. Vincent and the Grenadines will receive a combined total of USD 52,640.00 to carry out various projects over the next two years, as it relates to UNESCO’s team areas of Culture, Education Natural and Human Sciences.
The Ministry of Rural Transformation will be working with Coconut Oil producers in the Sandy Bay and Owia communities to enhance the production of Coconut Oil. The project hopes to educate producers on techniques and best practices for coconut oil production, build management skills among the producers and supply producers with the basic equipment to increase production and quality.
The St. Vincent and the Grenadines National Commission for UNESCO is doing its part to ensure that the Natural and Cultural Heritage of this country is preserved. The Secretary General for SVG National Commission for UNESCO, Miss Janeil Henry has revealed that, approximately USD9000.00 was received from one of UNESCO’s flagship programme, (Youth PATH) - Youth Poverty Alleviation through Tourism and Heritage to fund suitable activities in this area.