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Ministry of Agriculture; Food Security and Enterprise

Ministry of Agriculture and Taiwan ICDF Organize Lamb and Mutton Culinary Craft Workshop

In an effort to promote the domestic market of the sheep and goat industry in Belize, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise, in collaboration with the Taiwan ICDF Breeding Sheep and Goat Production and Guidance System Enhancement Project (Sheep and Goat Protect Phase II), held a Lamb and Mutton Culinary Craft Workshop at the Food Processing Facility in Central Farm on November 22, 2023.

Businesses ticketed for price gouging; almost a dozen violators in San Pedro

To control price gouging across the country, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise created a Price Control Unit (PCU) and has sent inspectors to different municipalities to address non-compliant establishments. In San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, the 11 stores visited by inspectors were ticketed for price control violations. In Caye Caulker, non-compliance was reported at 75% of businesses visited, and inspectors received minimal cooperation from establishments.

Ministry of Agriculture Concludes Honey By-Products Workshop

On November 9, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise held a closing ceremony for the Honey By-Products Workshop hosted at the Central Farm Agro-Processing Center.

Seminar in San Pedro aims to expand the market for Pitahaya (Dragon Fruit)

During a two-day seminar (October 25-26) held in San Pedro Town with island stakeholders, the sessions aimed to develop action plans for promoting and expanding a local market for the Pitahaya (Dragon Fruit) harvested in Belize. The workshop was made possible through the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise joint efforts, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Belize Marketing and Development Corporation (BMDC), and the Ministry of Tourism.

Ministry of Agriculture and JICA Conduct Cultivation Training for Potato Farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security, and Enterprise, in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), conducted cultivation training for potato farmers in the Orange Walk and Cayo districts on October 17 and 18, respectively.

Ministry of Agriculture and Taiwan ICDF Host Sheep & Goat Management Workshop in Belize District

On September 28, 2023, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise, in collaboration with the Taiwan ICDF Breeding Sheep and Goat Production and Guidance System Enhancement Project (Sheep Project Phase II), held a Sheep & Goat Management Workshop in Bermudan Landing Village, Belize District.

Salvadoran Minister of Agriculture Concludes Visit to Belize

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise hosted a delegation from El Salvador from September 25 to 26. The delegation was headed by Óscar Guardado, Minister of Agriculture and Livestock of El Salvador.

JICA and MAFSE Conduct Coconut Workshops

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security, and Enterprise (MAFSE), in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has successfully conducted coconut tree management training in the Orange Walk and Toledo Districts. The two training sessions were part of the advisory services of a JICA project called COVID-19 Agricultural Value Chain Improvement in Belize, which commenced in February 2023.