Over 30 stakeholders were recently trained during an Inception Workshop on Assessing Food Control Systems in the Bahamas, organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and The Bahamas Agricultural Health and food Safety Authority (BAHFSA). Various stakeholders including representatives from BAHFSA, the Bahamas Agricultural Industrial Corporation (BAIC), and The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) attended the four-day workshop that culminated on March 24, 2022.
The Global Supply Chains Forum brought together WTO members and representatives from shipping, trading, express delivery and logistics companies to share perspectives on the causes of continued supply chain disruptions and to work together on ways to mitigate their impact on global trade and post-pandemic economic recovery.
Minister Bowleg noted that the Be-Inspired Programme was a grant-based programme designed to empower young Bahamians between the ages of 18 to 35 years, who were seeking to establish or expand their small businesses.
The Bahamas Agriculture Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) has made numerous international connections for educational opportunities during Agriculture week in Dubai from February 20-25.
A mutual desire to enhance the educational experience and cross-cultural understanding of students and faculty undergirds a recently executed exchange agreement between University of The Bahamas (UB) and Akita International University (AIU) in Japan.