NIA CHARLESTOWN (OCTOBER 13, 2015) — Minister of Fisheries in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Hon. Alexis Jeffers, met with a group of consultants from the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) headquarters in Japan and ECHO Corporation, on October 06, 2015, who are on the island for one week to commence work on a feasibility study for the proposed construction of a Community Fisheries Centre at Bath Village.
CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (September 23, 2015) — An agreement to amend the grant agreement for the project for development of a Community Fisheries Centre in Charlestown was signed on September 22, 2015 between the Nevis Island Administration and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) office based in the Dominican Republic to extend the life of the project.
Minister responsible of Fisheries Hon. Alexis Jeffers signed the agreement at his Charlestown office in the presence of General Manager of the JICA office in the Dominican Republic Morita Tatsuya.
In brief remarks Mr. Jeffers described the agreement as a significant and symbolic and one which signals that the fisheries project is in fact alive and well.