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    “Many times large problems can be tackled with small and simple solutions“. This is the belief of Mr. Adrian Reid, co founder of Victory Gardens Caribbean, a faith based, urban farming and food security company that seeks to empower homes and communities with the skills, knowledge and products to become more food secure, economically sustainable […]

    July 29, 2020Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. A new investment guide for the Caribbean sweet potato sector

    The Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation are launching an investment guide for the sweet potato sector in the Caribbean. The guide highlights the investment potential in the CARIFORUM region’s growing agribusiness sector, with increasing global demand for tubers, added value of cultivating the crop, and the […]

    July 25, 2017AgricultureNo comments
  3. Agricultural Development in the Caribbean About to Advance

    Alquimi Renewables announced it successfully formalized an exclusive long term licensing agreement with engineering firm Megalo Solutions Inc., of Phoenix Arizona, to supply and construct off-grid hydroponic solar greenhouses throughout the Caribbean and Latin America trade regions. Alquimi has also secured project financing sources who have dedicated US$300m towards the establishment of sixteen planned operations […]

    November 14, 2016Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  4. “School feeding programmes could help fight NCDs in CARICOM” By – Kenton X. Chance

    A food and nutrition official has identified the school feeding programme as a means of combating unhealthy eating habits in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “… we see the school feeding programme as an important mechanism for inculcating healthy eating habits because there is a serious problem of obesity that leads to problems of health, non-communicable […]

    October 26, 2016AgricultureNo comments
  5. Burgess charged with Theft of Cassava

    Police have arrested and charged Henderson Sylvester Burgess, 40 years of No Fixed Place of Abode with the offence of Theft with in relation to the theft of 15 lbs of cassava belonging to Carrington Estates Ltd. The Police were on duty along Halton Road, St Philip about 12:20 am on April 21, 2016 when […]

    April 24, 2016CrimeNo comments

    According to studies conducted by fisheries experts, there is scope to almost double fishing efforts and increase production from some shrimp and groundfish stocks in the Brazil-Guianas shelf in coming years. Shrimp and groundfish fisheries experts from the Brazil-Guianas Shelf sub-region, met in Barbados, 7-8 September, at a regional Workshop on Investing in Ecosystem-based Shrimp […]

    September 19, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  7. Barbadian Schoolchildren give Cassava buns a stamp of approval

    Fifty school children gave cassava buns a ‘thumbs up‘ during a tour of the facilities of the Barbados Agricultural Development Marketing Corporation (BADMC), which took place on Friday 22 May. After the tour, BADMC’s staff offered the children and their teachers cassava buns that were prepared by Purity Bakery for the event. The buns, which […]

    May 23, 2015Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments