Pest And Pesticide Management Workshop

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will conduct a training workshop on pest and pesticide management on Wednesday, October 31. It will be held at the Caribbean Agricultural Research & Development Institute (CARDI) building, located at the Ministry’s headquarters, Graeme Hall, Christ Church, at 9:30 a.m. Topics to be covered include: pest identification and control; pesticide calibration of spray …

Focus On Chemical & Pesticide Management

Nya Phillips Ministry News

Barbados, Grenada and St. Lucia are seeking to sign on to and ratify the Rotterdam Convention, as a means of enhancing their efforts relating to chemical and pesticide management. The Convention is an international, legally binding Multilateral Environmental Agreement (MEA) that supports countries in making informed decisions regarding the importation of certain hazardous chemicals and pesticides. It also gives developing …

Training Course On Pesticides Use

Julie Carrington Ministry News

More than 30 participants are now in a better position to understand how to use pesticides safely, following a workshop hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Fisheries and Water Resources Management. The two-day workshop, which was held recently at the Ministry’s Graeme Hall, Christ Church location, was one of the activities put on by the Ministry as part of …