Coconut Boost For Barbados & Region

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Barbados and the region can have a bustling coconut industry, despite being smaller than major growers such as Indonesia and The Philippines. This assertion was made by Maurice Wilson, who is the Regional Coconut Industry Coordinator at the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI). He was speaking with the Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS) following the inaugural meeting of …

CARDI To Host Open Day

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Farmers and agriculturalists at heart will have the opportunity to observe various cultivation practices when the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) hosts its Open Day on Tuesday, December 5. It will be held at CARDI’s Demonstration and Training Centre, located on the compound of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, Graeme Hall, Christ Church. …

Meeting For Coconut Planters Postponed

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Coconut planters are advised that the stakeholders meeting, scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, June 29, at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic, has been postponed. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management regrets any inconvenience which may be caused. theresa.blackman@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Coconut Boost For Barbados & Region anemptytextlline READ MORE Call To Support Coconut Industry Plans …

Senator McClean Meets CARDI Officials

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Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, met recently with several officials from the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), including its new Country Representative for Barbados, Ansari Hosein. Mr. Hosein has been employed with CARDI for 13 years and has worked at the Institute’s headquarters in both Trinidad and the Cayman Islands. He told Senator …