The Agricultural Development Bank, Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries (County Victoria Agricultural Office) and the Cocoa Development Company participated in the 5th Annual Moruga Heritage Food Festival held on Saturday 27th May 2017.
Massy Stores and the World Food Day National Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries hosted its second annual “Run for Food” event on Saturday April 8th, 2017, at the Queen's Park Savannah.
Career Day at Mayaro Government Primary School was held on Tuesday1st November, 2016. ADB’s objective was to expose the students to the diverse career opportunities existing in the agriculture industry.
Thousands showed for Tobago’s annual celebration of World Food Day, internationally marked on 16th October. The two-day (October 19-20) annual exhibition was held at the Dwight Yorke Stadium Parade Ground.
The official World Food Day theme – announced at the start of every year by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – gives focus to World Food Day observances and helps increase understanding of problems and solutions in the drive to end world hunger. It also provides a platform for entrepreneurs to showcase their skill. This year theme:
“Climate is Changing, Food and Agriculture Must Too”
The Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force hosted a financial fair at the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force Headquarters, Aranquez on September 29th and 30th, 2016. The aim of the event was to provide employees with financial a information and advice on loans, savings and investment opportunities available.
Youth Buisness Trinidad and Tobago (YBTT) has developed an initiative in schools, with the kind support from the Agricultural Development Bank, on educating the nation’s young minds on the various opportunities that exist within the Agriculture sector.
It is envisaged, that follow-up sessions would be facilitated with the schools which have benefitted from this introductory component, thereby ensuring that they are integrated and nurtured successfully.
The first four (4) schools in this attendace were Naparima College, Union-Claxton Bay Secondary, Pleasantville Secondary and Couva Secondary. Their core study disciplines are Principles of Business and Agri-Science.