Food Security

Food For Everyone

Food security requires that each individual is able to access sufficient, safe and nutritious food at all times. For a country susceptible to shocks such as the impact of climate change, external economic vulnerability, national food security and food sovereignty is at the forefront of the national agenda.

What we do ?

Support the work of local farmers to ensure that food grown in an environmentally sustainable manner.

Collaborate with the Ministry of Agriculture to improve the conditions for food production.

Encourage agricultural production to the population with a special focus on the youth.

Support the development of school and home-based gardens initiatives/programmes.

Our Solutions

Support to Agriculture Science in Secondary School Programme
ZHTF SVG works diligently to achieve food security through its support to Agriculture Science programmes in Secondary Schools across Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. In keeping with target (2.3) of SDG2 to “double agricultural productivity and outcomes” by 2030, the Fund provides support to educational institutions that integrate agriculture into the curriculum to encourage youths in agricultural production and sustainability of the industry.

Supporting Local Secondary Schools to Improve Food Security

ZHTF SVG provides financing and technical support to secondary schools to introduce, use and develop innovative technologies into their Agriculture Science programmes. The principal goal is to support the implementation of Agriculture Science in all secondary schools across Saint Vincent and in the Grenadines. Currently, ZHTF SVG supports four (4) secondary schools under this programme.

North Union Secondary (NUSS)

Central Leeward Secondary (CLS)

St. Vincent Grammar School

Bishop’s College Kingstown (BCK)

Intermediate High School (IHS)

West St. George Secondary (WSGSS)

Our Impact at A Glance

  • Several innovative agricultural initiatives implemented at beneficiary schools.

  • Successful World Food Day Expo hosted at the Bishop’s College Kingstown in 2022.

  • Beneficiary school West St. George Secondary succeeds in various categories of school-garden competitions.