Chairman of the Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals Control Board Dr. Linroy Christian joined Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Barbuda Affairs, Hon. Dean Jonas on the occasion of CHEMICALS AWARENESS WEEK 2018. Dr Christian said the use of chemicals generally must be properly regulated and monitored to safeguard human and environmental health.

As Minister responsible for the management and control of toxic chemicals, Minister Jonas  noted that he is conscious of the fact that for the effective management of these products in Antigua and Barbuda, an adequate and effective administrative and regulatory framework must be adopted to ensure the fulfillment of the mandate of the Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals Control Board.