The Pesticides Control Board (PCB) is pleased to inform the general public of the completion of its Headquarters expansion and renovation project. The building was inaugurated on 31 March 2011 by the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Cooperatives, Hon. Rene Montero.
The PCB commenced its operations in May of 1988 with a staff of three under the leadership of its first Board Secretary, Dr. Robert Black who was also the Head of the Plant Protection Department of the Ministry of Agriculture. Board staff has grown to nine employees; a Registrar of Pesticides, six Technical Assistants, an Accountant/Secretary and a Janitor.
The recently renovated and expanded PCB Headquarters building now houses a training/conference room which will be the venue for training workshops, as one of the PCB’s primary activities is the training of farmers and other pesticide users in the rational management of pesticides. The new facilities now provide an improved work environment for Pesticides Control Board employees, collaborators and clients.