The Centennial Legacy Celebration of Agriculture at The UWI STA

Event Date(s): 30/08/2021

The West Indies Agricultural College was founded on August 30 1921 and was renamed the Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture (ICTA), the precursor to the Faculty of Agriculture, in 1924. In 1960, ICTA became known as the University College of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus. The year 2021, therefore, marks 100 years of agricultural legacy through, teaching, research and innovation at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus.

The Faculty of Food and Agriculture cordially invites you join  in the celebration as they kick of the celebration with a  Grand Launch Ceremony and Virtual Panel Discussion of "The Centennial Legacy Celebration of Agriculture at The UWI STA" on Monday, August 30, at 10 am.  Come hear remarks from our Campus Principal and key note speaker, Dr. the Honourable Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, Minister of Education, as the Campus commemorate this milestone.  

Come hear the Faculty’s historical legacy of agriculture and witness the replanting of the Campus’ Devil Ear Tree in commemoration of this milestone and be part of the conversation that charts the journey ahead to another 100 years of excellence in agriculture. Join the FFA and the St. Augustine Campus in celebration at this grand event.  

Be part of the panel discussion featuring speakers: 

-Dr. Chelston Brathwaite - Director General Emeritus, IICA 

-Mr. Antoine- Marie Moustache – Principal Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment, Seychelles 

-Dr. Lystra Fletcher-Paul - Lecturer in Biometrics, FFA 

-Mr. Bryan Smith - Ph.D. Candidate, FFA 

as they discuss, highlight and celebrate the legacy the Faculty has crafted and chart the way to another bountiful 100 years in the field of agriculture.  

Secure your spot for this grand opening of the 100th-year anniversary celebrations by registering here.

For more information on this event and for a schedule of the planned celebratory events and activities,  visit https://sta.uwi.edu/ffa/100-years-agriculture or email: agri100.conference@sta.uwi.edu   



Open to: | General Public |