Posted: Thursday, May 13, 2021. 5:46 pm CST.
By Zoila Palma: Today, Prime Minister John Briceño joined the Minister of Agriculture, Jose Mai on his tour in Orange Walk.
Briceño said that agriculture continues to play a critical role in the development of Belize and getting the economy back on track.
“Agriculture plays a vital role in Belize and it is time for us to put the necessary attention in agriculture. We must ensure that we do not put all our eggs in the tourism basket,” Briceño said.
The Prime Minister added that Belize has many opportunities for export with neighboring countries.
“We have so many opportunities with neighboring countries who want to buy our products, meat, chicken, eggs, vegetables and fruits. There are opportunities that we need to take advantage of and CARICOM. We can be the bread basket of CARICOM,” Briceno added.
The Prime Minister says that with an active and aggressive Minister and a reinvigorated Ministry of Agriculture, Belize is on the right path.
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