Central Andros High School’s agriculture programme has won the support of Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation and the Inter-American Institute for Co-operation in Agriculture.
The 24th Annual Pineapple Festival in Gregory Town, Eleuthera drew a crowd of hundreds from across the islands of the Bahamas.
Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resource Lawrence S. ‘Larry’ Cartwright has laid out his vision for national food security, warning that such initiatives “are becoming more and more critical…”
Andros is poised to become “the saviour of this nation,” the second Andros Business Outlook was told.
The launch of a website for the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources marks a milestone in the development of the agricultural industry and is an example of the efforts to modernize the sector and make the best use of modern technology.
An array of Bahamian food products is in store for patrons attending the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources’ third National Agribusiness Expo scheduled for March 3rd through 5th at the Gladstone Road Agriculture Centre.
Local government officials, farmers associations, co-operatives, and health conscious consumers are welcoming the development of a 1,500-acre organic farm in the Norman’s Castle area, North Abaco.
Prime Minister Hubert A Ingraham and a ministerial team toured North Andros agriculture projects last weekend.
Food and Agriculture Organisation Representative for The Bahamas, Jerome Thomas is on an official visit to ensure that this country taps into resources available for food production and security.