Barbados’ Sugar Harvest Has Started

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The process for harvesting Barbados’ sugar crop got under way from today. Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, indicated that all plans were in place for this start, during a press briefing held in the Ministry’s conference room, at Graeme Hall, Christ Church, yesterday. General Manager of Barbados Agricultural Management Company (BAMC), Leslie Parris; Chairman of BAMC, Winston …

Plans To Transform Sugar Cane Industry

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Government is considering merging or partnering the state-owned Barbados Agricultural Management Company Limited (BAMC) with the Barbados Sugar Industry Limited (BSIL), as it seeks to fully privatise the sugar cane industry. Additionally, Barbadians will have an opportunity to own shares in the newly formed entity which should come on stream within another five years. Speaking after a tour of the …