Minister Forde, is a first-time elective to politics; he successfully contested the Christ Church West Central seat for the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) in the 2018 general election.
Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness Opportunities
By planting trees, we create the possibility of new entrepreneurial activity, from the production and harvesting of medicinal plants, which are used to create: new health and nutritional products; teas and cosmetics
Vision for Planting Trees
By planting trees, we commit to the future of joining the world community, in implementing strategies and actions, that will reduce the rate of climate change, thus, creating a more sustainable world, for our children and grandchildren.
Ladies and gentlemen, this is therefore a defining moment; a time to write a new chapter; a chapter which satisfies our international commitments; protects and preserves our national resources; and guarantees a more sustainable future, for our country.
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The Ministry of the Environment and National Beautification has partnered with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to resume the National Tree Planting Project.
The Barbados Olympic Association’s weeklong slate of activities to commemorate Olympic Day paid homage to the environment and its former Vice President the late Ralph “Bruggadung” Johnson with a tree-planting ceremony held in his honor on the grounds of the Olympic Centre last Thursday.
Leaders in global politics, science, communities, religion and culture joined hands today to officially kick off the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration – a rallying call for the protection and revival of millions of hectares of ecosystems all around the world for the benefit of people and nature.
To mark Barbados’ upcoming 54th anniversary of Independence, the Venezuela Embassy gifted 54 mango trees to the country. this was in support of Government’s objective to plant a million trees project.
Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, sees the ‘We Plantin’ More Than A Million National Tree Planting Project’ as not just a mitigation measure against climate change
Minister of Labour and Social Partnership the Hon. Colin Jordan, joined the National Tree Planting project on February 3rd, 2021; during the We Gatherin' month of celebrations for St. Peter.