It is a known fact that Barbados is the region’s largest importer of honey per year. The greatest source confusion, however, is the ‘Why?’. Why is it that one of the island’s best kept secrets for so long remained a secret for so long ESPECIALLY when it could have been saving- oh, let’s see- about one million dollars BDS a year in imports? Why is it that, only since 2015, has there such a high and palpable demand for locally produced honey recorded within the general public according to the latest survey? Questions that will, ultimately, go unanswered but the point is that we are right here where we are and are continuing to move in the right direction. 

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Best Practices in Green Monkey Deterrence:A Manual for Farmers in Barbados

The issue of the introduced green monkey in Barbados is a frequent topic of discussion nationally. While the green monkey population must be controlled to ensure that Barbados has a thriving agricultural sector, the monkey is also an interesting component of Barbados’ rather depleted biodiversity and is a tourist attraction.

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