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Sep 25

PESTICIDES AWARENESS WEEK 2018 TO BE FEATURED ON WORKING FOR YOU ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

(L-R) Kennedy Paul; Melvin James

Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 25, 2018 (SKNIS)—Pesticide Awareness Week 2018 in St. Kitts and Nevis, which runs from September 23-28, 2018, will be the topic of discussion on the weekly radio and television programme “Working for You” on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.

The panelists will be Melvin James, Director of the Department of Agriculture; June Hughes, Senior Environmental Officer; and Kennedy Paul, Regional Agronomist at Caribbean Chemicals.

The discussion will focus on the roles of pesticides to agriculture development, human health and improved standards of living. The ill effects of chemicals on health, environment, water and plants et cetera, and chemical and non-chemical alternatives will be discussed.

Pesticide Awareness Week 2018 is being held under the theme: “Increase Food Safety, Reduce Dependency on Pesticide—Adapt Integrated Pest Management”.

Hosted by Lesroy Williams, “Working for You” offers news, views, reviews, interviews and all the happenings of the Team Unity Administration, which has pledged transparency, accountability, good governance and a fair share for all citizens of the Federation.

The programme features government officials, heads of government departments, permanent secretaries and other government officials who will provide you with timely, relevant and accurate information as it relates to the social, economic, human, political and sustainable development of St. Kitts and Nevis

June Hughes

“Working for You” is carried live every Wednesday on ZIZ, WinnFM and Sugar City Rock from 1:30-3:00 pm and rebroadcast on Freedom FM, Von Radio on Thursdays from 7:30-9:00am and 10:30-12:00pm respectively, and CBN-Radio on Sundays from 5:00-6:30pm. The programme is also streamed live on the SKNIS Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/sknismedia/

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