The Regional Administration South provides a coordinated package of goods and services tothe farming community in theSouth region through its County Agricultural Offices.

Agricultural Incentive Programme.Incentives offered for:

  • Land preparation
  • Machinery and equipment
  • Soil conservation
  • Vehicles
  • Some tree crops (cocoa, citrus and coffee
  • rehabilitation and coconuts)
  • Water for agriculture
  • Pasture management for livestock

Who Qualifies
Registered Farmers

How to obtain Service by the Regional Administration South Division
To access Incentives, applicant must:

  • Be registered as a farmer
  • Provide Proof of interest in theland
  • Provide Proof of receipt for goodsand services

Contact Information
County Offices:
County Victoria Office
Breeding Unit Trace
Craignish Village
Princes Town
Tel: 655-7526 / 3428 / 5637
Fax: 655-7526
Counties Nariva&Mayaro Office

Animal Production and Health Services

  • Artificial insemination
  • Advisory services in animal health care, production and reproduction
  • Vaccinations against paralytic rabies
  • Clinical treatment of animals (for example, Anaplasmosis, tetanus, diarrhea)
  • Test for Brucellosis

Who Qualifies
General Public

How to obtain Service by the Regional Administration South Division
Services are accessible to the South region through the County Offices

Contact Information
Counties Nariva&Mayaro Office
Rio Claro Mayaro Road
Ecclesville, Rio Claro
Tel: 644-2326 / 2882
Fax: 644-2882

St. Patrick West Office
Reid Road
Point Fortin
Tel / Fax: 648-2384 / 648-1426

County St. Patrick East Office
Ramjattan Trace, Penal
Tel: 647-8460
Fax: 647-3287

Bee Abatement Services (Eradication of Africanized bees)

Who Qualifies
General Public

How to obtain Service by the Regional Administration South Division
Services are accessible to the South region through the County Offices

Contact Information
St. Patrick West Office
Reid Road
Point Fortin
Tel / Fax: 648-2384 / 648-1426
County St. Patrick East Office

Extension Advisory Services to the farming community on:

  • Management of plant pests and diseases
  • Production of various agricultural commodities (crops and livestock including bees) in a business likemanner using good agricultural practices
  • Water management
  • Record keeping
  • Services offered by the Ministry of Food Production
  • Referral service

Who Qualifies
Registered Farmers

How to obtain Service bythe Regional Administration South Division
Services are accessible to the South region through theCounty Offices

Contact Information
County Offices:
County Victoria Office
Breeding Unit Trace
Craignish Village
Princes Town
Tel: 655-7526 / 3428 / 5637
Fax: 655-7526

Counties Nariva&Mayaro Office

Rio Claro Mayaro Road
Ecclesville, Rio Claro
Tel: 644-2326 / 2882
Fax: 644-2882

St. Patrick West Office
Reid Road
Point Fortin
Tel / Fax: 648-2384 / 648-1426
County St. Patrick East Office

Farmers Registration / provision of Farmer’s Identification Cards

Who Qualifies
General Public

How to obtain Service by the Regional Administration South Division
Requirements to register as a farmer:

  • Two passport size photographs
  • Current Land Tax receipt
  • Electoral ID card /drivers permit
  • Proof of land ownership authorization to use land

Contact Information
Rio Claro Mayaro Road
Ecclesville, Rio Claro
Tel: 644-2326 / 2882
Fax: 644-2882

Management of the Cedros and Moruga locusts

Who Qualifies
General Public

How to obtain Service by the Regional Administration South Division
Services are accessible to the South region through the County Offices

Contact Information
Ramjattan Trace
Penal
Tel: 647-8460
Fax: 647-3287

State Land Services

  • Accept and process applications for available agricultural state land made in response to advertisement by the state in media
  • Process applications for Standard Agricultural Leases (SAL) and Renewal of SAL
  • Process applications for request to transfer tenanted state lands
  • Process applications for felling and removal of trees on agricultural state lands
  • Annually update the status report on State lands for agriculture (SALIS)

Who Qualifies
General Public

How to obtain Service by the Regional Administration South Division
Services are accessible to the South region through the County Offices

Contact Information
County Offices:
County Victoria Office
Breeding Unit Trace
Craignish VillagePrinces Town
Tel: 655-7526 / 3428 / 5637
Fax: 655-7526

Training of youth in agriculture through 4-H Clubs

The 4-H programme involves the National 4-H Council,the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Food Production. The Ministryconducts training in agriculture and agriculturalprojects for youth and voluntary leaders in the variouscounties and facilitates social awareness skills trainingfor this target group.

Who Qualifies
Interested personsages 17-25

How to obtain Service bythe Regional Administration South Division
Services are accessible to the South region through the County Offices

Contact Information

County Offices:
County Victoria Office
Breeding Unit TraceCraignish Village, Princes Town
Tel: 655-7526 / 3428 / 5637
Fax: 655-7526
Counties Nariva&Mayaro Office

Training programmes on agriculture; agribusiness management; and production of crops and livestock for farmers and home gardeners

Who Qualifies
Farmers and Home Gardeners

How to obtain Service bythe Regional Administration South Division
Services are accessible to the South region through the County Offices

Contact Information
County Offices:
County Victoria Office

Breeding Unit Trace
Craignish Village
Princes Town
Tel: 655-7526 / 3428 / 5637
Fax: 655-7526

Counties Nariva&Mayaro Office
Rio Claro Mayaro Road
Ecclesville, Rio Claro
Tel: 644-2326 / 2882
Fax: 644-2882

St. Patrick West Office
Reid Road
Point Fortin
Tel / Fax: 648-2384 / 648-1426
County St. Patrick East Office

Youth Apprenticeship Programme in Agriculture (YAPA) Phase I and Phase II.

This programme provides youths aged 17-25 with the opportunity to become involved in farming, demonstrating to them that agriculture can be pursued successfully as a business.

  • Phase I is the awareness stage which involves training and “hands on” experience on farms for eight (8) weeks.

Phase II is a more intensive stage where deserving graduates of Phase I are selected for participation in the programme. This phase involves nine (9) months of classroom and practical field training at the county level. This training encourages the pursuit of agriculture in a business-like manner and the development of young entrepreneurs in agriculture.

Who Qualifies
Youths 17-25 years

How to obtain Service bythe Regional Administration South Division
Services are accessible to the South region through the County Offices

Contact Information
Rio Claro Mayaro Road
Ecclesville, Rio Claro
Tel: 644-2326 / 2882
Fax: 644-2882

St. Patrick West Office
Reid Road
Point Fortin
Tel / Fax: 648-2384 / 648-1426

County St. Patrick East Office
Ramjattan Trace, Penal
Tel: 647-8460
Fax: 647-3287