IICA Lauded For Work In Barbados

IICA Lauded For Work In Barbados

Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir addressing the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture’s Accountability Seminar held recently at Graeme Hall, Christ Church. (A.Husbands/BGIS) The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on...
Minister Husbands Talks Agriculture With IICA

Minister Husbands Talks Agriculture With IICA

Barbados is looking at ways to capitalize on its agriculture niches and reduce this island’s food import bill. Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Trade, Sandra Husbands, alluded to these objectives during a recent courtesy call by Director General of the...
Small Ruminant Management Workshop

Small Ruminant Management Workshop

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...
Skilled Labour Needed For Agri-Sector

Skilled Labour Needed For Agri-Sector

The agricultural sector has been the bedrock of Barbados’ development for decades but a top vocational education official has hinted that its future survival is dependent on a workforce that is highly skilled. Executive Director of the Technical and Vocational...
Agricultural Sector Needs More Youth

Agricultural Sector Needs More Youth

Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo has re-iterated the importance of youth involvement in the future viability of the local agriculture sector. She expressed this view recently while addressing the...

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