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Belize Marketing and Development Corporation

Ministry of Agriculture Establishes Vegetable Interdiction Team

To combat the issue of contraband in the agriculture sector, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise has established a standing Vegetable Interdiction Team (VIT) comprising officials from various government departments and agencies.

El Salvador Approves Importation of Belizean Products

Following efforts by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise to open markets for Belizean products in El Salvador, the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of El Salvador has informed the Belize Marketing and Development Corporation (BMDC) that a request for a pest risk analysis (PRA) for four commodities ─ carrot, citrus, onion, and pineapple ─ has been approved.

MOU Signed for Climate Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture Project

A memorandum of understanding for the Climate Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture Project (CRESAP) was signed by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise, Belize Agriculture Health Authority, Pesticides Control Board, University of Belize, the National Meteorological Service of Belize, and the Belize Marketing and Development Corporation.

Ministry of Agriculture Hosts Meeting with Onion Producers

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise along with the Belize Marketing and Development Corporation (BMDC) held an onion production meeting on January 11, 2023 with onion producers from Corozal and Orange Walk districts at the Corozal ITVET.

Belize Marketing & Development Cooperation opens branch in San Pedro showcasing Belizean products

On Friday, December 2nd, the Belize Marketing and Development Corporation (BMDC) opened its fifth branch in San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye. The facility on the island offers Belizean products such as jam, jellies, pepper sauces, honey, crafts, cooking oils, ointments, rice, sugar, local sweets, seasonings, alcoholic beverages, vegetables, dairy products, meats, and other items made in Belize by Belizean entrepreneurs. The branch is on Pescador Drive, across from the Smart office, and they are open Monday through Friday, 8AM to Noon and 1- 5PM.

Ministry of Economic Development Supports Climate Resilient Agricultural Practices by Rural Farmers

To address the challenges of market access for Belizean farmers, the Ministry of Economic Development through its Resilient Rural Belize (RRB) Program, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Belize Marketing and Development Corporation (BMDC) on October 6, 2022.

MAFSE and FAO Hold Agribusiness Incubation Train-the-Trainers Workshop

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise (MAFSE) in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have successfully completed the implementation of an Agribusiness Incubation Train-the-Trainers Workshop.

Ministry of Agriculture Observes World Bee Day

A virtual symposium in observance of World Bee Day was hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise on May 20, 2021.