The Agricultural sector holds great potential prospects for investment. The road map to development in the agricultural sector is intended to reduce the country's food importation bill through local production.
Other areas of investment include meat production, poultry meat production, fishing and aquaculture. Intensive and semi-intensive production systems for mutton, pork, and beef will become a necessity. Niche markets for goat milk and goat cheese present viable areas for development.
Biodiversity is encouraged in the Agricultural sector. There exists considerable investment potential in the offshore fisheries with a target on pelagic such as wahoo, dolphin, marlin and squid. Small scale "green water" aquaculture by producing tilapia which may ease the pressure on near-shore fish stocks.
The focal point for the agro-industrial sector is agro-processing. Scope for investment include the development of orchards, product development, marketing and distribution. Investors in this sector are free to take advantage of regional trade agreements derived from St. Kitts & Nevis membership in CARICOM and the OECS to gain access to wider markets.
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