Group Title: Olasee Davis articles
Title: Virgin Islanders need to get serious about farming
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Title: Virgin Islanders need to get serious about farming
Series Title: Olasee Davis articles
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Language: English
Creator: Davis, Olasee
Publication Date: November 25, 1992
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Bibliographic ID: CA01300919
Volume ID: VID00029
Source Institution: University of the Virgin Islands
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The DaiNews, Weesday, Not ffer25,1992


Virgin Islanders need to get serious about farming


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k~giahYdlIaade Or~cpetiie Biku
IWIoes.rvb m vbw&*Nty du.
ofars of& haigr ad growing
- bUS. Vinde m iuuy.
hamolroeztlhjer-ragksl
"it =a*tfke ..y
ito a no= toT a oaub vii Otd.
deed of acre of Wilbds hal mlii aresr#
03 tse i lads wre under cultivatiao.
Todby, tk cowomy of St. Jobi and SL
ToMa hlie cNged to a omi touri.
hued msa. No~lg is te higcale
rilure poducon oW thse O two mal

flgd~bPcdiersl,k lshebichohk
Wm*kuc*9ofIkhded
-wll -vdopft Abot nmay im
tOw W"aad agreedthatfoodsAomldbe a
*ivtrcdbmmemy.O0suew
bW4 pw* voldbde i food podcti.
omtiut is beiab ajwed 4by evrof satal
depaddau.~tneay ibmsofglobdeayi.
Nine _qegirdammddadlyaffeig


frodpoMLectiom
Worldwide soil cro-
sign dowly dft"ing
failed dfoUraUilom i H
-Sd--
laing to iNrew -
fU~nMtaqmitog^
iodsaoitmarpolb
tion d sid nd add
sca" inCe eyinadstral w011r
aud deveopie coutmy..
Each ymar, an alesmaed
iI 99, Atalimapie aiherosto
Hats uld tht '*am ctAllbuania uoo
alidd pai ib one sroion than he Mol
.dadulp yhumbin t sol m thhiems
debaditio Bede tat, land it bei
d~adedk byu mkIW Ii bdq
ofM entigcatndkiaiiniplied
vicoMiiwu.
Defo tintiol directly li the local
hbpdhoicl des by nlbU mfl l Tr1e
is eidnce ktht deforesttido of th
Himilya nteiUds is ral niill
lnoI, thu kadi to iacabugly sere
loolgle I 9litsompaoSeccrdwi


W______ hiof BangladOU
ws lder war for NC-
(rhldiysiflooddmB.
O aged the cotry' rice
Davi crop that tkpeople
bid to import griiN to
On the local cese,
ll.eesos srea b kVbigia
oibs a being wooded
outo. Duty tie e the rain
heme, Iinag smlkd ear walwr.1bis
aely u ed haeatD is hbppaing so
-bkce of poor planing of the. islads'
oenialdselopel.
Wilh so ay waildrid puobkms la-
tie to food podet, may people is Ite
Vibi Mnds belm doe ta or sOPumtab
wI always be pp Bo c we be a
apid? Asi people, we him1 ltdihat
imerouPection of i global food market.
Thus, aplctire is efifcted jiobally by
defoerti-o dimte cheqs, p4oiide
dis toaaoplIad ldkcerba ct


thsthlmqhakuoftpooddon.
B. amtwe in pomde. cobra
magrclue nte. Wmgn sads whe we
do to m hyow it? Why fool the
people? Adwhy should people belleo i
poitidmwhotdkahowuinjspOUb
doe kofftmAten 6 uPmmocdevdop
mIt make. aeqtomethi beke wec
ta1lkboaeanqconomlcaldevelpopmeati
IefthmdandePod matcain&t
We a maimin my =DlE osl*v" th
hiod wD alway be liable at our de*s
lkme~oudsywewI~reibffwb
Peopled ml =W rla. must waWt
agrimlIurtobet Pjorput of o lowl

cemauly a k A a pe* rM
joi s Ia the &itsios srice fuly of
0km Do%6 ub wido1 a Nor q
-c I.,,..*rane St Cagrif u6n d
kuIore~co~ ba& (siiW&4i0.i


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