Sunday, October 7, 2018

BAMSI stands as ‘saving grace’ of industry


Gov’t. support drives growth, development of agriculture sector.

The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI), along with similar agencies, will stand as the ‘saving grace’ of an agriculture sector in desperate need of capacity building, a senior executive from BAMSI said earlier this week.

A critical review and analysis of the sector’s historical position and its future growth projections clearly show that an increase in trained personnel, wider access to improved research, cutting-edge technological advancements, and improvements to extension/support services to farmers and other producers are key in transforming an industry and redirecting its path toward steady growth.  Read more >>