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Inauguration Ceremony for the Corozal Farmer’s Market

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The General Public and in particular the media houses are hereby informed of the inauguration ceremony for the Corozal Wholesale Farmer’s Market, on the 1st December 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in Corozal Town. The construction of the Corozal Wholesale Farmer’s Market is valued at $384,032.00 and was financed by the European Union through funds from the Accompanying Measures for Sugar (AMS) 2013 programme.

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Ya’axché Conservation Trust – Celebrating Three Years in Agroforestry

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Thirty farmers in Toledo are celebrating their third year of successful farming in Belize’s first agroforestry concession within a protected area. The cultivation of cacao among other crops within the Maya Mountain North Forest Reserve is being guided by an agroforestry management plan and a conservation agreement. Ya’axché Conservation Trust (Ya’axché) is working with farmers to ensure that both the environment and livelihoods are considered in protected area management.

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CPBL Belize Attends the International Fair in Havana

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PRESS RELEASE CPBL Belize at the 35th International Fair in Havana (FIHAV), Cuba Citrus Products Belize Ltd. (CPBL) is promoting an extensive product line of citrus concentrates, by-products (pulp cells, oils and essences), value added products (natural tetrapak juices, squashes – juice mixers and citrus pellets – animal feed) at the 35th International trade Fair in Havana, Cuba from 30 Oct -3 Nov 2017. The fair boasts 3,400 exhibitors and 50 chambers of commerce from across the world. The expected footfall is 150 000. Mr. Nikita Usher represents both CPBL as Marketing and Sales Manager and Belize’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry in his capacity as President. CPBL is also represented by Ms. Jo Anna Rosado, Manager for sales, distribution…

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Belize Citrus Growers Assoc – Opening of BFP Factory
( New Prices Announced by CGA )

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Notice to Citrus Growers: Opening of BFP Factory for 2017-2018 Crop continues

The CPBL hasopened the BFP Factory for the receipt of mature grapefruit and oranges during the period Wednesday, October 18th to Friday, October 20th 2017during the hours of7:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.

The CPBL further advised that the BFP Factory will continue to receive mature grapefruit and oranges from Monday October 23rd to Friday October 27th 2017 between the hours of 7:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.

( New Prices Announced by CGA )

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Forest Department Enforces Amendments for Forest Offences

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Belmopan – 4th October 2017. With the logging season swiftly approaching, the Forest Department wishes to remind the public that any person found engaging in illegal logging will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. The Forest Department continues to enforce the new amendments to the Forest Act, which stipulate that…

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Belize at Belgium’s International Day of Cacao & Chocolate

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Brussels, Belgium. October 2, 2017. Belize’s cacao and chocolate industry was highlighted at the inaugural Belgian edition of the International Day of Cacao and Chocolate in Brussels, Belgium on 1st October, 2017. The Embassy of Belize in Brussels and the Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) joined forces to represent Belize at the event in the center of Brussels, long acknowledged as a chocolate capital of the world.

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Ministry of Natural Resources Issues Warning

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Belmopan. September 18, 2017: Unauthorized Persons Posing to be Agents of the Ministry.

The Ministry of Natural Resources hereby informs the public of persons posing to be agents of the Ministry of Natural Resources.

These persons are claiming to be authorized to sell national land and collect monies on behalf of the Ministry and Government of Belize.

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42nd Annual ACRES USA Conference & Trade Show

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This year’s theme will be: From the Soil Up, Exploring strategies for modern Eco-Agriculture.

Topics include soil fertility management, crop nutrition, the human health connection, holistic grazing, tillage/no-till strategies, on-farm water management, pastured poultry production, marketing and business, organic certification and inspection and more…

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UofB and WWF Develop Watershed Management Plan

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The University of Belize and the World Wildlife Fun will develop the first ever watershed management plan for Belize. Belize City, September 12, 2017 – The University of Belize through the Natural Resource Management Program from the Faculty of Science and Technology and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), will develop a Management Plan for the Belize River Watershed (BRW). The plan will be the first of its kind in Belize and serves as a model for much needed future watershed management. The project will take a multidisciplinary approach in collecting and consolidating data pertaining to the Belize River Watershed. Through scientific research, stakeholder consultations and community engagement, a sustainable management plan will be produced by identifying long-term monitoring programs and…

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