Department of Primary Industries

Department of Primary Industries

THE DEPARTMENT OF PRIMARY INDUSTRIES:

Headed by Secretary THOMAS BETITIS under the ministerial leadership of Honorable CLARENCE DENCY, ABG Minister for Primary Industries. Its mandate is focused on:

  • Agriculture and Livestock
  • Forestry
  • Fisheries

News and updates

  • Progressed talks with National Chief Secretary for fairer fisheries revenue based on the size of the catch within Bougainville waters.
  • Need to obtain critical data on fisheries to enable to the development of a long term revenue sharing arrangement that benefits the ABG.
  • Second annual Chocolate Festival to be held from 6-7 September.