Government projects 1,320 new jobs in the 2013–2014 budget presentation


Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica

Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica said that with the various sectors that will be established within a five year period a total of 1320 new jobs will be available for the people of Dominica.

During the 2013-2014 budget on Wednesday July 24th, the Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, noted that the poultry and pork production will also contribute to employment.

“A conservative five year projection on the raring of chickens and pigs reveals the following, in year one with 38000 chickens and 1920 pigs’ forty- five new jobs will be created.”

He added the processing of chickens in the quantity projected will open up opportunities for the establishment of a hatchery.

It is hoped that private sector investors embark on the opportunities presented by the development of the poultry industry.

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