|Bahamas Agricultural Forum for Youth (BAFY) launches|
|Thursday, 19 April 2012 08:55|
NASSAU, Bahamas -- The Bahamas Agricultural Forum for Youth (BAFY) was formed as a national chapter of CAFY (Caribbean Agricultural Forum for Youth). BAFY seeks to enhance Bahamian agriculture by providing a medium for youth and budding agriculturalist, through effective plans and programmes, to promote economic advancement. It is also designated to facilitate the development of leadership and negotiating skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other stakeholders to achieve desired goals.
Other goals of BAFY include: the development of strategies to promote the viability of agriculture and increase youth involvement in the sector; a focus on food security; improve entrepreneurial skills; promote sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation; and the ultimate goal of putting a halt to the aging farmer syndrome.
Time: 3:30pm Registration (Free)
Venue: Choices Dining Hall & Meeting Room
CHMI –The College of The Bahamas, Thompson Blvd., Oakesfield
Photo 1: Bimini All-Age School agriculture display.
Photo 2: Bimini All Age School garden plot.
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