|Farm lands at Orange Grove Estate|
The ministry invited bids from nationals, including squatters who were occupying the lands at estate as part of it efforts to improve the food and security of Trinidad and Tobago.
Altogether the ministry approved 263 applications, 63 of which were from squatters. Officials are now completing surveys of the lands for final distribution.
In a media release, the ministry said food security "is of paramount importance to our nation and the Minister and The Ministry of Food Production is committed to working with all farmers including farmers at the Orange Grove Estate."