Samoa: Women in Business launches Agri-tourism Farm to Table app

Women in Business Development Incorporated (W.I.B.D.I.) has launched their new Agri-tourism Farm to Table App for android smart phones.

The launch took place at their organic night market on Wednesday at the Samoa Tourism Authority Fale.

The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Lopao’o Natanielu Mua gave the opening remarks and officially declared the Agri-tourism Farm to Table App officially launched.

He praised the non-profit organization for their hard work and innovation,

“It’s just the way they do things as a collective and they are more out there,” Lopao’o said.

“I hope and wish that all the government ministries who are delivering the services to our people, are like that. They are more people inclusive and for them to be more visible it is a huge encouragement and motivation for the people that are working with them. I would like to congratulate the management and all the members of the Women in business development organization who do a great job.”

“I have a lot more, I can go on all night and talk about what a marvelous job W.I.B.D.I. organization is doing and the services that they deliver and the one thing I can understand and know and believe, this organization knows where they came from – they know where they are and they know where they are going.”

“This is something that is very significant in the delivery of the services that are badly needed in the rural areas like agriculture. Organic farming is becoming more important because they are finding more and more now that people overseas market are actually asking for organic products.”

While the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries celebrated the pragmatism and resourcefulness of W.I.B.D.I, he also acknowledged that his Ministry could do a lot more in supporting such organisations and projects.

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