With Barbados suffering more than $200 million in losses this year from the ashfall from the Soufriere Hills Volcano, the June freak storm and Hurricane Elsa in July, Prime Minister Mia Mottley says the country must fight for adaptation and resilient funds.
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.
Argentina’s outgoing Ambassador to Barbados, Gustave Pandiani and Minister of the Environment and National Beautification, Adrian Forde, “knock hands” following the planting of a jacaranda tree at the National Botanical Gardens today. (A. Reid/BGIS)
Minister of the Environment and National Beautification, Adrian Forde and Canadian High Commissioner, Marie Legault, planting a Baobab tree at the official opening of the WIRRED at Walkers Reserve (Sand Quarry) in St. Andrew today. (A. Reid/BGIS)
The Venezuela Embassy in Barbados hosted Dr. Chelston Brathwaite, former Ambassador to China and former Coordinator of the National Tree Planting project.
The tranquil waters and palm-lined beaches in Barbados mask a rising threat. That this same water can engulf and endanger all if ample action is not taken.