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Initiatives underway to lower food import bill

October 15th, 2022

The Ministry of Agriculture has embarked on a number of initiatives to drive down the cost of the agricultural aspect of Barbados’ food import bill.

The figure hovered around 233 million dollars last year.

Speaking during a ceremony for World Food Day, which is observed on October 16th, Chief Agriculture Officer Keely Holder outlined some of the measures being taken to reduce the bill.

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