Barbados will join other countries around the globe in celebrating World Food Day on October 16, under the theme: Food Prices – From Crisis to Stability.
As part of events to mark the occasion, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, is inviting nominations of persons who have made a significant contribution to the development of the agricultural sector or an industry, for Food and Agriculture Organisation awards.
Individuals or organisations are asked to submit the names of not more than two persons, the organisation, specific area of recognition recommended and personal history, which should justify the recommendation. Nominees will be considered under such categories as: innovation/pioneering in techniques and systems of production; research and/ or extension; sustained success in agriculture; and long and meritorious service.
Nominations should be submitted to the Deputy Chief Agriculture Officer, or Chairman of the World Food Day Committee, Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, Graeme Hall, Christ Church. Nominations close on September 9.?? Further information may be obtained by calling 428-4150.