Media Advisory – Agriculture in Focus in Belize

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The CARICOM Secretariat is spearheading a week of activities in Belize City, Belize, from 30 September – 4 October 2019.

The activities begin with a two-day Regional Planners’ Forum on Agriculture at The Best Western Plus Belize Biltmore Plaza under the theme ‘Capitalising on the new frontier in global agriculture’.

The week of activities will include a Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on Agriculture, Meetings of Community Institutions, and a Meeting between the CARICOM and Central American Ministers of Agriculture.

The Meeting is supported by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation.

Representatives of the media are invited to cover the following:

Event: Opening ceremony, Twelfth CARICOM Regional Planners Forum
Date: 30 September 2019
Venue: The Best Western Plus Belize Biltmore Plaza, 3.5 Miles Philip Goldson Hwy, Belize City, Belize C.A.
Time: 9:00 am


Event: Opening session, Ninth Special Meeting of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) Ministerial Council
Date: 1 October 2019
Venue: The Best Western Plus Belize Biltmore Plaza, 3.5 Miles Philip Goldson Hwy, Belize City, Belize C.A.
Time: 9:00 am


Event: Opening, Second Joint High level Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) and SICA/OSPESCA Ministerial Meeting
Date: 2 October 2019
Venue: The Best Western Plus Belize Biltmore Plaza, 3.5 Miles Philip Goldson Hwy, Belize City, Belize C.A.
Time: 9:00 am


Event: Opening Session, 81st Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) Agriculture
Date: 4 October 2019
Venue: The Best Western Plus Belize Biltmore Plaza, 3.5 Miles Philip Goldson Hwy, Belize City, Belize C.A.
Time: 9:00 am

The opening ceremonies will be live-streamed via https://www.facebook.com/caricom.org

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