Caribbean Week Of Agriculture Starts Next Week

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will host the Caribbean Week of Agriculture, from Monday, October 8, to Friday, October 12, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC).

During the week, there will be a number of activities, including a plenary session, workshops, seminars, presentations by FAO, CARDI and IICA, as well as the Ministers’ of Agriculture Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Caucus.

On Thursday, October 11, and Friday, October 12, there will be the CWA MarketPlace Trade Show and Exhibition at the LESC, from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. It is free to the public.

The following are events which will take place during the week: The Plenary/Press Opening, LESC – Frangipani Room – Monday, October 8, at 8:30 a.m.; Opening Ceremony, Reception and Trade Show LESC – Wednesday, October 10, at 6:00 p.m.; COTED Ministerial Meeting – Hilton Barbados Resort: Room 1- Friday, October 12, at 8:30 a.m.; Press Conference – Hilton Barbados Resort: Hilton Room – Friday, October 12, at 5:00 p.m. and the CWA Market Place Trade Show and Exhibition on Thursday, October 11, and Friday, October 12.

sheena.forde@barbados.gov.bb

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