World Food Day Celebrations 2017

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The importance of investing in food security and other aspects of agricultural development will be among the areas to be explored when the Ministry of Agriculture hosts a number of activities to mark World Food Day. Under the theme: Change the Future of Migration – Invest in Food Security and Rural Development,  the activities will get under way on Friday, …

St. Lucy Chicken Festival October 14

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

Members of the public are invited to the St. Lucy Parish Independence Committee’s Chicken Festival on Saturday, October 14, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event, which is in celebration of World Food Day, will be held on the grounds of the Connell Town Playing Field, St. Lucy, which is close to the Animal Flower Cave. Patrons will be treated to …

Farmers’ Market Stall Space Available

Julie Carrington Ministry News

In celebration of World Food Day, on Friday, October 13, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Fisheries and Water Resource Management, will be hosting a farmers’ market at the Ministry’s Graeme Hall, Christ Church, headquarters. To this end, interested persons, who are desirous of securing a stall space to sell agricultural produce, food, beverages or locally made arts and crafts, are …

Stop The Blame Game Says Estwick

Theresa Blackman Top Stories

Minister of Agriculture, Dr. David Estwick, has responded to critics who have accused his Ministry of not doing enough to cultivate idle land in Barbados. Stating that for too long, the Ministry has taken “a rap on the knuckles” for a lot of the idle land across the island, Dr. Estwick implied that those individuals who were making such statements …

Farmers Urged To Utilise Incentives

Theresa Blackman Top Stories

Farmers and land owners in Barbados are being urged to “come on board” and start utilising the incentive and rebate systems offered by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management. This call came today from Minister of Agriculture, Dr. David Estwick, who chastised the farmers and land owners for allowing their arable lands to lay fallow, thus, …

World Food Day Market & Exhibition

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

Barbados and members of the international community will celebrate World Food Day, this Sunday, October 16, under the theme: Climate is Changing, Food and Agriculture Must Too. To mark the occasion, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries, and Water Resource Management (MAFFW), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, will host a number of activities …