Small Ruminant Management Workshop

Sheena Forde Ministry News

Modern Small Ruminant Management will be the focus of a workshop being hosted by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture and the Food and Agriculture Organization, in association with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security. It will take place from Monday, September 24, to Wednesday, September 26. On Monday and Tuesday, the workshop will be held at Greenland, …

Training Boost For Local Garment Industry

bgis Ministry News

The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) has secured over $100,000 from the Caribbean Development Bank, under the Caribbean Technological Consultancy Services Network, to provide training for persons within the Textile and Apparel sub-sector of Barbados. Sixteen persons, drawn from the Barbados Community College, the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology, the Barbados Vocational Training Board, and a cadre of …

Productivity Workshop Later This Month

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Supervisors and managers will get another opportunity to hone their skills, while receiving valuable information on productivity best practices when The Productivity Council hosts a two-day workshop later this month. It will be held on September 27 and 28 at The Council, Third Floor, Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, starting at 9:00 a.m. Some of the topics to be examined …

Ministry Pushing Rabbit Meat For Local Consumption

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security is hoping to change the attitudes and palates of Barbadians when it comes to the consumption of rabbit meat. To this end, it held a workshop on Rabbit Production this morning at the CARDI building, located on the Ministry’s compound at Graeme Hall, Christ Church, which was well attended by both experienced rabbit …

Ministry Promising Innovative Solutions

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce will continue to roll out innovative business solutions to address perennial challenges faced by businesses, entrepreneurs and consumers alike. Small Business Minister, Dwight Sutherland emphasised this yesterday as he delivered the feature address at the start of a workshop hosted by the Barbados Manufacturers’ Association (BMA) for it clients, at Bagnall Point …

Labour Ministry To Reveal BARSOC Results

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

In an effort to sensitise stakeholders and the general public about the updated Barbados Standard Occupational Classification System (BARSOC), the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations will conduct a sensitisation breakfast workshop on Monday, July 30. It will run from 8:00 until 10:00 a.m., at the Cave Hill School of Business, Cave Hill, St. Michael, and will share the results …

BCIDA Workshop For Fashion Designers

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

Fashion designers and those aspiring to become designers are invited to register for a one-day export readiness workshop being held by the Barbados Cultural Industries Development Authority (BCIDA). The workshop will be held on Tuesday, July 31, and is being hosted by Fashion and Creative Consultant, Richard Mkoloma. Persons desirous of participating should present a fashion portfolio including samples of …

Marine Project A Boost For Barbados

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Barbados’ Fisheries Division is playing a critical role in the implementation of a United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) marine-based funded project that targets three countries within the region – Barbados, Belize and Costa Rica. This was revealed by Chief Fisheries Officer, Stephen Willoughby, following the close of a two-day workshop sponsored recently by UNCTAD at the Fisheries …

Final Training Session For Coconut Vendors

Nya Phillips Ministry News

Coconut vendors will have one more opportunity to learn about the importance of sanitation and other best practices when the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security hosts the final workshop, in its recent training series, next week. The half-day sessions will be held on June 18, 20 and 25, at the Vector Control Unit, located in the British American Building, …

Two-Day Training On Damage Assessment

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Approximately 60 persons from various government departments and District Emergency Organisations will receive training in damage assessment and how to proceed in the aftermath of a disaster. The Barbados Statistical Service will host a two-day Damage Assessment Workshop on Wednesday, June 13, and Thursday, June 14, at Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael. Participants will engage in Map Reading, as well …