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Tag Archives: harvesting

  1. COTED finalizes Monitoring Mechanism for Sugar TOR

    Trade Ministers, at the 97th Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED), via videoconference, finalized the terms of reference for the monitoring mechanism for sugar (MMS) to ensure that there is greater transparency and information flows to inform regional producers and users of the supply and demand of all sugars. Also, […]

    October 21, 2021Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Grenada’s Agri-Food Sector to Expand with EU, CDB aid

    Grenada’s farmers can look forward to increasing their exports of fresh produce following the implementation of the Agri-Food Sector Development and Strengthening of the National Food Safety System project. Launched on September 29, 2021 and financed by the European Union’s EPA and CSME Standby Facility, the two-year EUR 236,070 project will help to strengthen the productive capacity […]

    October 6, 2021AgricultureNo comments
  3. ‘SEA-EGG SEASON’ OPENS OCTOBER 1st

    The Fisheries Division has advised the public that the 2016 sea egg open season will commence on Saturday 1st October and end on Monday 31st October. However, all persons involved in the harvesting and breaking of sea eggs must have a valid 2016 licence. Licensing for this year’s sea egg season will commence at the […]

    September 28, 2016Agriculture, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  4. SEA EGG CLOSED SEASON ENDS SEPTEMBER 30: LESS THAN A MONTH TO PARTAKE OF AN ERSTWHILE DELICACY

    The Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management has advised that the current sea egg closed season will end on Wednesday, September 30. The licence to harvest sea eggs will only be valid during the open season. (AR/BGIS)

    September 23, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  5. BARBADIAN FISHERIES GATHERING UNCOVERS SHRIMP POTENTIAL OFF GUYANESE COASTLINE

    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
  6. First Citizens Take Over City-Fest 2015

    The official start of the Crop Over Festival is fast approaching and today the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), alongside its new title partner First Citizens, launched the Crop Over City Fest & Ceremonial Delivery of the Last Canes outside of the Bank’s Broad Street branch with pomp and pageantry. First Citizens is no stranger to […]

    June 18, 2015MusicNo comments
  7. DR’s leader makes unexpected landing & visits sugarcane farmers

    Santo Domingo’s President Danilo Medina traveled to Chirino in Monte Plata province for one of his surprise weekend visits on Sunday 3rd May 2015. The Presidency says it is also open to financing the construction of a mill to process the cane into raw sugar. Medina he would also be supporting a similar venture in […]

    May 5, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  8. MEN CRACKED DOWN ON FOR CLOSED SEA EGG SEASON OFFENCES

    Police have separately arrested and formally charged Erskine Adolphus Pollard 54 years and David Orlando Bennett 43 years both of Bath Land, St. John, each with the offences of: 1. Fishing for Sea-Eggs During Closed Season; and 2. Possession of Sea-Eggs During Closed Season Erskine Pollard was found with 150 sea eggs, while David Bennett […]

    February 2, 2015CrimeNo comments
  9. FAO INVESTS IN DEVELOPING CARIBBEAN CASSAVA INDUSTRY

    Addressing agricultural revitalization and the high food import bill are two of the major challenges facing the countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Over the past 10 years, the food import bill has doubled to almost US$4 billion, with 11% being spent on just two commodities – corn and wheat. At the same time, land […]

    December 1, 2014AgricultureNo comments
  10. Experts develop a new set of regional management & conservation measures for queen conch

    Some 50 experts and national authorities of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) representing 23 governments and international and national organizations met in Panama City, from 18 to 20 November 2014, under the umbrella of the CFMC/OSPESCA/WECAFC/CRFM[1] Working Group on Queen Conch. The second meeting of the […]

    December 1, 2014AgricultureNo comments
  11. “Love is Now” (2014) – Romance Movie HD

    Propelled by new love and Audrey’s free spirit, the couple embarks on a formative country adventure following the New South Wales Harvest Trail where they discover significantly more than they ever expected along the way.

    November 30, 2014Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. ‘Think about the Coconut Tree industry’ says CARDI’s Executive Director

    Thursday 24th September, 2014 brought the curtains down on the 2-day Regional Value Chain Workshop hosted at the Carlton Savannah, St Ann’s, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. In a brief Closing Ceremony, Dr. Arlington Chesney, CARDI’s Executive Director (at right) said ‘The discussions have been constructive, from a learning perspective’ and challenged participants to […]

    September 29, 2014Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  13. CITES and FAO join forces to conserve Queen Conch

    The FAO Subregional Office for the Caribbean and the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) have approved a project for joint capacity building for the implementation of decisions on regional cooperation on the management and trade of Queen Conch (Strombus gigas). These decisions were adopted at the 16th meeting of […]

    September 24, 2014AgricultureNo comments