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Hon. Jose Abelardo Mai

Hon. Jose Abelardo Mai Attends IICA Meetings in Costa Rica

Hon. Jose Abelardo Mai, Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise, was in San José, Costa Rica, attending the meeting of Ministers of Agriculture of Latin America and the Caribbean and the Forty-third Regular Meeting of the Inter-American Institute on Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA) Executive Committee at the IICA Headquarters, from July 18 to 20.

National Agriculture and Trade Show 2023

The National Agriculture and Trade Show, under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise, was held from April 28 to 30 under the theme “Innovations in Technology: Driving a Climate Resilient and Competitive Agriculture and Food Sector.”

UN FAO Representative visits Belize to strengthen delivery of national projects

UN Food and Agriculture Organization Representative for Jamaica, The Bahamas and Belize, Dr Crispim Moreira, visited Belize from March 26 to April 1, 2023. As part of the mission, Dr Moreira attended a United National Country Team Retreat from March 29 to 31, 2023 at San Ignacio Hotel in San Ignacio/Santa Elena Town, Belize.

Minister of Agriculture Assumes Pro Tempore Presidency of SICA-CAC

February 22, 2023, Hon. Jose Abelardo Mai, Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise, met virtually with the Council of Ministers of Agriculture of the Central American Integration System (CAC) to discuss the work agenda set for the first semester of 2023.

Ministry of Agriculture Hosts World Bank Executive Directors

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise hosted a high-level delegation from the World Bank on February 20, 2023. The delegation, which included executive directors representing various countries on the board of directors, visited 7 Miles El Progresso and San Antonio villages in the Cayo District to observe first-hand how farmers have benefited from World Bank-funded projects implemented in Belize over the last five years.

OIRSA Hands Over Small Hive Beetle Traps

On February 7, 2022, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise received a donation of 800 small hive beetle traps from the International Regional Organization for Agricultural Health (OIRSA). The donated traps were purchased from Australia and have a total value of US$3,637.

Minister of Agriculture Heads Delegation to LATAM Summit 2022

Hon. Jose Abelardo Mai, Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise, is heading a delegation attending the Latin American (LATAM) Summit 2022 being held in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico, frоm Јаnuаrу 26 tо 29, 2022.

Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise Signs MOU with Japan International Cooperation Agency

On December 16, 2021, Hon. Jose Abelardo Mai, Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise, signed a memorandum of understanding with Mrs. Michiyo Hashiguchi, resident coordinator for Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), on the Development of Agriculture Cooperatives and the Improvement of Management Capacity.