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DCNA workshop on Importance of Diadema sea urchins – Saba, April 5-6

Coral reef restoration methods are showing promising results in supporting regional efforts for restoring degraded coral reefs in the Dutch Caribbean. Therefore, the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) organizes a reef restoration workshop led by the University of Applied Sciences Van Hall Larenstein (VHL) between April 5th and 6th on Saba. This …

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Saba delegation had a positive meeting with Minister Jetten

The Saba delegation had a very positive meeting with Dutch Minister for Climate and Energy Rob Jetten on Thursday, March 31. Discussed were Saba’s ambitions to generate electricity in a completely renewable way through solar and wind energy. The Public Entity Saba, the Saba Electric Company (SEC) and the Ministry …

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Island Council Members visit hydroculture farm

Members of the Island Council visited the intensive horticulture hydroponic farm of Gezondheid Farms at Rendez-Vous on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. Members of the Island Council Carl Buncamper, Eviton Heyliger and Esmeralda Johnson received an update about the new agricultural project from CEO of Gezondheid Farms Jim Garza. They were …

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Saba delegation discusses social challenges with minister Schouten

The Saba delegation during its working visit to The Hague had a constructive meeting with Minister for Poverty Policy Carola Schouten. Discussed was poverty alleviation, one of the focal areas of both the Dutch Government and the Public Entity Saba. The Saba delegation, headed by Commissioner Bruce Zagers, emphasized the …

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Update: Invitation to view Island Council Meeting on March 31, 2 pm

Update: Meeting starts at 2 pm PUBLIC NOTICE The Island Governor of the Public Entity Saba hereby invites the general public to VIEW the live stream of the Public Island Council meeting on the Saba Government Facebook page on   Thursday, March 31st, 2022 at 2:00 pm The agenda is as follows: Opening and announcements Approval …

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Final scope new harbor approved

The final scope for Saba’s harbor project was approved during a meeting of the Steering Committee at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (IenW) last week. Preparation of the tender documents can now start. On March 22, a delegation from Saba, headed by Commissioner of Infrastructure and Finance Bruce …

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Minister Jetten: Islands as showcase for sustainability

As part of the ambition of the new Dutch gov­ernment to be a showcase with the Dutch Kingdom for the sus­tainability of small island states, Dutch Minister for Climate and Energy Rob Jetten wants to work on renewable energy together with the Dutch Caribbean. Becoming a showcase requires solid collaboration …

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