Agriculture Minister, Floyd Green says the government’s committing some $600 million dollars to the rebuilding of the sector.

This after weeks of severe rainfall left local farmers grappling with losses across several parishes.

The Minister made the announcement yesterday in the House of Representatives.

The Agriculture Minister also sought to provide a breakdown of the figures.

Meanwhile, Minister Green says the government will be implementing a backyard gardening programme to mitigate food shortages brought on by the inclement weather.

Floyd Green, Agriculture Minister, speaking yesterday in the House of Representatives.