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 …

Field Day For Small Farmers & Backyard Gardeners

Nya Phillips Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management will host a Soil and Equipment Field Day, targeting small farmers and backyard gardeners, on Wednesday, May 30. It will be held at the Central Agronomic Research Station on the Ministry’s compound, at Graeme Hall, Christ Church, beginning at 9:00 a.m. A number of presentations will be made during the …

Upcoming Workshops For Coconut Vendors

Nya Phillips Ministry News

Training for coconut vendors will continue over the next few weeks, as part of efforts to improve their operations and build a robust coconut industry. Workshops are scheduled for May 14, 16, and 22 and June 14, 16, and 22. All sessions will run from 9:00 a.m. until noon, in the conference room at the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries …

CDD To Host Parenting Workshop

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

Parents and guardians who wish to get help with or just improve their parenting skills can do so through a parenting workshop, hosted by PAREDOS, in collaboration with the Community Development Department. The 10-week parenting programme will take place at the Valley Resource Centre, St. George, on Saturdays, from 10:00 a.m. to noon, beginning on May 12, and continuing through …

Guidelines To Improve Coconut Vending In Barbados

bgis Ministry News

Coconut vendors in Barbados have been encouraged to adhere to a set of guidelines designed to improve their operations, as Barbados joins 10 of its Caribbean neighbours in developing the coconut industry at the local and regional levels. The measures have been based on the local health services regulations, as well as recommendations coming out of regional stakeholder meetings. They …

Argentine-Caribbean Regional Workshop In Barbados

Julie Carrington Ministry News

Strengthening food security, the teaching of Spanish as a second language and the further development of small and medium-sized industries will come into sharp focus next week when Barbados hosts the Argentine-Caribbean Regional Cooperation Workshop. The workshop will be held from Tuesday, April 24 to Wednesday, April 25, at the Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, Rockley, Christ Church, starting at …