Skilled Labour Needed For Agri-Sector

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The agricultural sector has been the bedrock of Barbados’ development for decades but a top vocational education official has hinted that its future survival is dependent on a workforce that is highly skilled. Executive Director of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Council, Henderson Eastmond, made this observation recently while addressing the Inter-American Institute on Agriculture’s (IICA) Youth …

Agricultural Sector Needs More Youth

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Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo has re-iterated the importance of youth involvement in the future viability of the local agriculture sector. She expressed this view recently while addressing the graduation ceremony of the Youth Farm 2016 held under the aegis of the Inter-American Institute on Cooperation in Agriculture, (IICA) in Building …

High Food Import Bill Not Sustainable

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This country’s Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, is also calling for an end to the importation of some produce which can be grown here by local farmers. She made this appeal today while addressing the graduation ceremony of the Inter-American Institute on Cooperation in Agriculture’s (IICA) at Building No.2, Harbour Road, …