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St Philip farmers happy with catchment pond

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley watched years of pain turn into tears of joy for scores of St Philip farmers yesterday.

Mottley had been Opposition Leader more than four years ago when she visited River Plantation and heard the cries of pain from the farmers who remained unable to tend their crops due to a lack of a proper irrigation system for more than 200 acres of agricultural land.

At the time, many had tears in their eyes as they spoke of their plight.

But that all changed yesterday with the completion of the River Plantation Catchment project at Browne’s Pond, a joint venture between the Barbados Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (BADMC) and C.O. Williams Construction Company.  (BA)

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