National Backyard Garden Initiative

About the program

Program implemented in 2011 and implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Housing and Environment. The program distributes inputs, provides technical assistance and technology to benefit subsistence farmers and trade. In 2012, more than 2,500 homes and families participated in the program.

Country Antigua and Barbuda
Home 2011
Classification Technical Assistance, Productive infrastructure, Insumos productivos
FNS Dimension Disponibilidad
Website http://www.ab.gov.ag/article_details.php?id=3043&category=38
Objectives
  1. Boost local food production capacity;
  2. Reduce national imports.
Components and/or products
  • Supplies: The program distributes productive inputs such as seeds and fertilizers.
  • Technical assistance
  • Productive infrastructure
Target population

Farmers (auto-consumption) and commercial.

Scope

Nacional

Geographical coverage Urbano
Beneficiaries

2012: More than 2,500 households.

Responsible organism

Ministerio de Agricultura, Tierras, Recursos Marítimos y Agroindustria

Related institutions Ministerio de Agricultura, Tierras, Recursos Marítimos y Agroindustria