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Cooperatives promote unity of effort towards food sustenance

NASSAU, The Bahamas — The issue of food insecurity was the main topic during a lecture sponsored by the Department of Cooperative Development, Ministry of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Family Island Affairs and the Bahamas Cooperative League Limited, recently. The lecture, presented by Dr. Shelley Bridgewater, Country Representative for the Caribbean Agricultural and Research Development Institute (CARDI), was held at the National Training Agency on Monday, 20th June.   Held under the theme, “Economic Empowerment  through Cooperatives,” the lecture is part of a series recognizing the month of June as “Cooperative Month.” Representing the Minister of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Family Island Affairs, the Hon. Clay Sweeting, who was attending a graduation — Permanent Se...