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December 8, 2021

BSCFA clarifies story on Fairtrade status; says it is certified until 2024

Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2021. 7:58 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: The Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) has issued a statement clarifying their status with respect to Fairtrade certification. On Tuesday, […]
December 8, 2021

BSCFA rejects latest commercial agreement proposals

Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2021. 7:04 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: The Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) says it finds “untenable” and “not fair” the […]
December 8, 2021

Leaked letter suggests BSCFA needs to reach agreement with BSI or risk decertification from Fairtrade; not so says the BSCFA

Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2021. 5:37 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: A leaked letter released by elements within the BSI/ASR group and purportedly coming from Fairtrade […]
December 8, 2021

Cayo’s Maya Green Growers Cooperative awarded a $290,000 grant from Government’s Resilient Rural Belize program

Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2021. 5:10 pm CST. By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Maya Green Growers Cooperative Society Limited from San Antonio, Cayo District, signed a […]
December 8, 2021

Prime Minister and Agriculture Minister meet with BSI reps

Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2021. 3:54 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Prime Minister John Briceño has confirmed via social media that he and Minister of Agriculture […]
December 8, 2021

Taiwanese government supports women’s empowerment project through grant funding

Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2021. 2:02 pm CST. By Benjamin Flowers: This week, The Republic of China (Taiwan), disbursed grant funding to groups focused on the […]
December 8, 2021

New River Farmers’ Cooperative receives over $250,000 from Government to revitalize its operations

Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2021. 1:47 pm CST. By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The New River Farmers’ Cooperative Society Ltd. signed an individual Matching Grant Fund Agreement […]
December 8, 2021

BSI still insists on no payment for ‘worthless’ bagasse; when will season start?

Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2021. 12:02 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: BSI/ASR in the interest of the industry is not interested in a disruption of the […]