Food Security Is A Priority For Barbados

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Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, has reiterated that food safety is a priority for Barbados. He made this comment during his address at the Fourth Annual Barbados Food Law and Industry Conference, under the theme: “Legally Fit for Consumption” held on Wednesday, August 8, at the Accra Beach Hotel. Minister Weir indicated that with the changes in …

Agriculture Minister To Attend Meeting In Guatemala

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Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, will attend the 6th Planning Meeting of the Parliamentary Front against Hunger (PFH) in Latin America and the Caribbean, which takes place in Antigua, Guatemala, from July 12 to 13. The Parliamentary Front against Hunger, which was formed in 2009, is a group of parliamentarians who seek to eradicate hunger, food insecurity …

Move To Improve Fisheries Market

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Government will do everything in its power to bring the Bridgetown Fisheries Market up to standard. Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, made this pledge after touring the Complex on Wednesday. Mr. Weir, accompanied by Minister of Maritime Affairs and Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey and officials of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, toured the market to …

Agriculture Key To A Nation’s Development

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Agriculture plays a key role in the development and prosperity of a country by helping to alleviate poverty and achieve food security. This view was shared by Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, as he addressed an Accountability Seminar hosted by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) today at his Ministry in Graeme Hall. Mr. Weir …

Focus On Developing Agriculture & Health Link

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Amid growing concerns about the consumption of unhealthy foods and non-communicable diseases (NCDs), Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, has signalled his intention to “intensify efforts to strengthen the linkages between agriculture and health and wellness”. Addressing the culmination of the third annual Caribbean Nutrition Conference, recently held at his Ministry, at Graeme Hall, Christ Church, Minister Weir …