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Minister of Agriculture says farmers need to be incentivized.

Minister of Agriculture says farmers need to be incentivized.

NEWS GRAPHIC 15Farmers need to be incentivized to produce beyond the level of substantive farming, this from Minister of Agriculture Clarence Rambharat.

In an interview with the Power Breakfast Show on Power 102fm this morning, Minister Rambharat stated that apart from the tax free agro-processing incentive which was proposed in the recently presented 2016 budget, the issue of land tenure is of paramount importance when seeking ways in which to improve the agricultural sector in this country.

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This he said has been a major priority of his since taking office last year.

Also speaking on the allocation of funding to his Ministry Minister Rambharat said that he is confident that the ministry is capable of handling its affairs effectively.

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