Highlights & Events

Workshop on Coconut Production November 25, 2019, The Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Mexican counterpart – SAGARP through the Mexican National Institute of Forestry, Agriculture and Fisheries (INIFAP) concluded its three days training workshop on Friday November 22nd, on Capacity Building for the Improvement of Coconut Production and its Uses, at the Central[...]
12th Regional Planners Forum and the 81st Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) 30/9/19: Belize City. The Government of Belize through the Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with CARICOM Secretariat hosted the 12th Regional Planners Forum and the 81st Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED)[...]
World Food Day 2019
October 24, 2019 | No Comments

Launching of the Belize Parliamentary Alliance Against Hunger and Malnutrition On the 29th of July 2019, the Minister of Agriculture the Hon. Godwin Hulse along with sister Ministries (Education and Health), Government Oppositions and Senators joined in the signing and Launching of the Belize Parliamentary Alliance Against Hunger and Malnutrition at the Marion Jones Sporting[...]
Youths Engage in Agriculture Summer Camp 2019 The Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Police Department is once again hosting its two weeks Youths Engage in Agriculture Summer Camp 2019. The event started on July 1st, 2019, with an opening ceremony held at the National Agriculture and Trade Showgrounds, Belmopan. Guess speakers at the[...]
International Day of Cooperatives 2019 On the 05th of July 2019, the Cooperative Department under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture celebrated its 97th International Day of Cooperatives under the theme “Coops 4 Decent Work,” at the San Ignacio Welcome Center. The aim of the celebration was to increase awareness of cooperatives. The day[...]
  What is the Belize Agriculture Information Management System (BAIMS) The Belize Agriculture Information Management System (BAIMS) is a web-based application that serves as a central repository for all agriculture data. Data are used by farmers and policy makers to analyze agriculture data for proper timely decision making. BAIMS was developed by a local company,[...]
Small Hive Beetle Advisory #4 Belize The small hive beetle, Aethina tumida, is a scavenger and parasite of honey bee colonies. The beetle is native to Africa, but was introduced to the US (1996), Canada (2002), Australia (2002), Jamaica (2005), Mexico (2007), Cuba (2012), Salvador (2013), Nicaragua (2014), Costa Rica (2015) and Belize (2016) mainly[...]
Closing Ceremony for the Conclusion of the Five Days Train-the-Trainers Workshop on Climate-Smart Agriculture Belmopan. June 21st, 2019. The Minister of Agriculture Senator Hon. Godwin Hulse and UNDP Country Office Resident Representative a.i. Mr. Aldo Garcia issued Certificate of Completion to forty-four participants who attended a five-day Train-the-Trainers Workshop on Climate-Smart Agriculture. The closing ceremony[...]
Training of Trainers workshop on Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) The Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE) and United Nations Development Program (UNDP), through the Japan Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) is currently hosting a one-week Training of Trainers workshop on Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA). The 5- day[...]
The Formation of the Belize Parliamentary Alliance against Hunger and Malnutrition On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 Speaker of the House the Hon. Laura Longsworth hosted a sensitization meeting on the formation of the Belize Parliamentary Alliance against Hunger and Malnutrition. The meeting was held at the National Assembly Building in Belmopan. The objective of the meeting was to inform[...]
Press Release
June 13, 2019 | No Comments
Press ReleaseSheep ProjectCrop Production BananaAmendment to GST RegulationsLaunch of FAO ProjectNATS 2018Sheep Project Sheep Training Press release 2019 “Seed Trainer Workshop” for Genetic Improvement of the Sheep and Goat Project 2 Feb 2018 Feb 27th -TAIWAN EMBASSY PRESENTS THE FIFTH DISBURSEMENT TO THE GENETIC IMPROVEMENT IN SHEEP AND GOAT Feb 1 -Ministry of Agriculture Receives[...]
Export of Crude Soybean Oil On the 25th of March 2019, representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, the Belize Agriculture Health Authority and the Belize Marketing and Development Corporation facilitated discussions between private sector representatives, from Little Belize, Ship Yard, Blue Creek and Spanish Lookout and the Jamaican distribution and a regional manufacturing company[...]
Census 2018 Update  The Ministry of Agriculture would like to remind the general public that the National Agriculture Census 2018-19 is still ongoing. Farmers who have not yet registered are encouraged to do so at the nearest agriculture office. To date a total of 6,468 farmers and 7,525 farms have been registered through the National[...]