Agriculture Minister, Karl Samuda, says the country may have suffered further declines in the sector in the September quarter of the current fiscal year.

This would mean agricultural output has fallen for the second consecutive quarter of the 2017/2018 fiscal year.

This, after a 2.5-percent decline in GDP in agricultural output in the previous quarter, ending in June.

Minister Samuda says the further decline in the September quarter, which takes in the three-month period between July and September, would be due to adverse weather conditions.

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Minister Samuda was addressing the World Food Day National Ceremony and Exhibition held at the Knockalva Agriculture School in Hanover, last Friday.

He says climate change is real, arguing that answers must be found to mitigate its impact.

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