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Memorandum of Understanding: BAHA & SIRDI

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Sugar Industry Research and Development Institute (SIRDI) Mile 66-1/2 Phillip Goldson Highway Buena Vista Village, Corozal District, Belize C.A. Info.belize@sirdi.bz MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU),SIGNED BY THE BELIZE AGRICULTURE HEALTH AUTHORITY (BAHA) AND THE SUGAR INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (SIRDI). A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been established on the 4Thday of September 2017, between Belize Agriculture Health Authority (BAHA) and the Sugar Industry Research and Development Institute (SIRDI). View Press Release PDF » The major objectives are: 1.1. To contribute to the sustainability, development and economic viability of the agricultural sector in Belize. 1.2. To engage in technical exchanges and capacity building between both parties for the purpose of reciprocal transfer of technology, training in agriculture and other related…

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CARDI and the University of Belize to Collaborate

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CARDI AND THE UNIVERSITY OF BELIZE TO COLLABORATE ON KNOWLEDGE SHARING, TRAINING AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES IN THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the University of Belize (UoB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate in the areas of knowledge sharing, training and capacity building, resource mobilization and research activities geared towards the development Belize’s agricultural sector. The MoU was signed by CARDI’s Executive Director, Barton Clarke and the President of the University of Belize, Professor Clement Sankat at the University of Belize, Main Campus in Belmopan. Present at the signing were CARDI Representative, Omaira Avila Rostant and UoB, Central Farm Campus Administrator, Gordon Holder. CARDI and the University of Belize to collaborate…

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BAHA Animal Health Dept. – Rabies Advisory

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Belize Agricultural Health Authority Animal Health Department Central Farm, Cayo District, Belize, Central America Tel: (501)-824-4899/72/73 Fax: (501)-824-4889/3773 E-mail: animalhealth@baha.org.bz PRESS RELEASE: RABIES ADVISORY BAHA informs the general public, but especially cattle producers, that paralytic rabies continues to affect cattle in the Cayo, Corozal and Toledo Districts. The Authority’s surveillance programme has resulted in detections of rabies in sheep and also in a vampire bat, in addition to the high number of detections in cattle. The disease is known to be transmitted by the vampire bat. Therefore, humans, domestic animals and wildlife are susceptible and at risk, especially in the known outbreak areas. Prevention and control measures are being implemented throughout the affected districts, in close collaboration with the Ministry…

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