Training & Research Critical To Beekeeping Success

Nya Phillips Ministry News

The Barbados Apiculture Association (BAA) is working with the Technical Educational and Vocational Training (TVET) Council to develop a set of standards for beekeeping. BAA President, Damian Hinds, made the announcement in light of plans by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security to transform beekeeping into a lucrative and sustainable component of the agricultural sector.  He was speaking at …

Beekeeping Industry In Barbados Abuzz

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Efforts are under way to develop a local apiculture (beekeeping) industry as part of plans to reposition the agricultural sector to the forefront of social and economic development in Barbados. Chief Agricultural Officer, Lennox Chandler, made the announcement on Wednesday, as he addressed the Barbados Apiculture Association’s beekeeping forum, on behalf of Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir. …

Beekeeping Forum On February 13

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, in association with the Barbados Apiculture Association, will host a beekeeping forum on Wednesday, February 13, from 9:00 a.m. until noon. It will take place at the CARDI Training and Demonstration Centre, located at the Ministry, Graeme Hall, Christ Church. According to Senior Agricultural Assistant, Colin Maynard, presentations at the forum will include important …