Mission Statement

To be a dynamic and professional organization which would promote, supervise, strengthen and expand the co-operative sector thereby creating an environment which is conducive to sustainable socio-economic development.


  • To create an environment conducive to the development of co-operatives.
  • To increase the number of co-operatives.
  • To increase audit of all co-operatives.

Minister of Agriculture delivers address to mark World Food Day 2017

NIA Charlestown Nevis (October 16, 2017) – The following is an address by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Minister of Agriculture, dated October 13, 2017 in recognition of World Food Day on October 16.

Dept. of Agriculture on Nevis honours its own; Dulcina Brookes-Byron named patron for 22nd Annual Open Day activities

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (MARCH 17, 2016) — Dulcina Brookes-Byron, a 53-year veteran labourer at the Department of Agriculture on Nevis is the patron for the department’s 22nd Annual Open Day. She was honoured at the Opening Ceremony of the two-day event at the Villa Grounds in Charlestown on March 17, 2016.   Premier of Nevis […]

Global Environment Facility funds pottery making workshop on Nevis

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (June 23, 2015) –The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grant Programme, in collaboration with the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) and the Newcastle Pottery Co-operative Society Ltd. are hosting a six-week pottery-making workshop, at the Newcastle Pottery under the theme “Improving Pottery Making in the 21st Century”. The workshop began June18, 2015. Supervisor […]

The Co-operative Societies Act, 2011

AN ACT to mprovide for the registration, supervision, governance, operation and management of co-operative societies including credit unions, the members of which have a common bond of philosophy and socio-economic objectives, and for incidental and related purposes.

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Prospect Estate
Charlestown, Nevis
(ext) 2124/2125
Fax: (869) 469-0839


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