New farming plan will help boost economy and health

A blueprint for transforming food production on St Helena – and making the island less dependent on imported goods – has been approved by executive councillors.

The St Helena National Agricultural Policy for 2014-2020 should also help to tackle the island’s problems with unhealthy diet.

The document sets out plans to increase production and food quality, and give farmers new skills.

Click here to read reports from the draft plan.

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