November 24, 2023

Ministry of Agriculture trains Development Finance Corporation staff on Climate Smart Agriculture

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Ministry of Agriculture (MAFSE) on Thursday held a Climate Smart Agriculture workshop for 30 members of the Development Finance Corporation (DFC) staff at the [...]
November 24, 2023

Sugar industry facing deadlock: Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association calls on Government to assist in obtaining a fair deal agreement with Belize Sugar Industries

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The sugar industry in Belize is facing a deadlock as the main stakeholders, Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) and Belize Sugar Industries [...]
November 23, 2023

International Atomic Energy Agency conducts 3-day workshop to enhance resilience of Belize’s agriculture sector using nuclear and isotopic techniques

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is conducting a three-day workshop at the Sugar Industry Research & Development Institute (SIRDI) in Buena [...]
November 23, 2023

Japan International Cooperation Agency donates 1000 Maypan coconut seedlings to 20 Orange Walk farmers

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) donated 1000 Maypan coconut seedlings to 20 farmers from the Orange Walk District as part of a [...]
November 23, 2023

Belizean sheep/goat farmers, restaurateurs participate in Lamb and Mutton Culinary Craft Workshop

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: As part of the drive to promote the sheep and goats in the domestic, Belizean farmers participated in a Lamb and Mutton Culinary [...]
November 23, 2023

Ministry of Agriculture, partners conduct awareness session on poultry diseases in Stann Creek

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Over 30 Stann Creek District backyard poultry producers, mostly women, attended a public awareness session on poultry diseases on Wednesday at the [...]
November 23, 2023

Agriculture Minister Jose Mai impressed by Monkey River farm’s potential for passion fruit production

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Minister of Agriculture Jose Abelardo Mai and his Technical Advisor Hugh O'Brien toured a passion fruit farm in the Monkey River area [...]
November 23, 2023

Belize Sugar Industries Limited/American Sugar Refining offers a four-year “extension” on BSCFA Commercial Agreement before start of crop season

Shawn Chavarria, BSI/ASR Director of Finance, outlined the terms and why it’s a good deal: “Following the significant improvement that we’ve made at the factory, in [...]
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