New toloma processing plant for the Delices

first_img Sharing is caring! 143 Views   no discussions LocalNews New toloma processing plant for the Delices by: – September 9, 2011 Share Tweetcenter_img Share Share Hon. Petter St. Jean. Photo credit: GIS NewsA new toloma processing plant for the Delices community could soon become a reality.Parliamentary representative for Delices Petter St. Jean says cabinet has approved 15,000 square feet of land for a toloma processing plant for that community.He made that announcement during the 14th inaugural meeting of the Delices/Carib/La Roche/ Victoria Village Council and the commissioning of a 2.8 million dollar water supply on Wednesday.“I want to announce that exactly six weeks ago, the Cabinet of the government of Dominica took the decision to allocate land to the Delices Toloma Women’s Action group in excess of 15,000 square feet for the erection of a new toloma plant,” he said.He said the group wills soon receive the certificate of title in that regard.Meantime, St. Jean says cabinet has also approved lands for farmers who are already occupying the Fond Toma Estate for agricultural purposes.“The Cabinet has taken a conscious decision to allocate to farmers the Fond Toma Estate. These lands will be given to farmers for agricultural development,” he added.He said the promise was made during the 2009 general elections and that his Government will deliver that promise.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img