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July, 2018

  • 11 July

    Flag Raising and Cultural Extravaganza Reflects on Bahamas’ 45-Year Journey

    The 45th Independence Cultural Extravaganza and Flag Raising Ceremony was held under the theme – “Celebrate Bahamas: We’ve Come This Far by Faith” – at the BAIC Park on July 9. The Master and Mistress of Ceremony were Dikembe Wilkinson and Khalea Richard. Bishop John McIntosh invoked the presence of …

April, 2015

  • 2 April

    Abaco Agricultural Project Opened

    Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) Chairman Dion Smith travelled to Abaco to formally launch the Abaco Agricultural Project with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site just off the Ernest Dean Highway on March 27.

December, 2014

  • 11 December

    Christmas Festival Rings in the Season

    The eleventh annual Christmas Festival was held this year on December 6 at the BAIC Farmers Market Park in Marsh Harbour.

November, 2014

  • 26 November

    Farmers Air Grievances

    Around 30 Abaco farmers held a meeting with the Department of Agriculture on November 20. The meeting was called and chaired by local Dept. head, Josephina Curry. Though a team from Nassau was scheduled to be present to hear local farmers’ concerns, they were unable to make it. Despite the Nassau representatives being absent, the meeting proceeded.

October, 2014

  • 1 October

    Post Office and BAIC Relocate to Government Complex

    The Post Office opened its doors yesterday (Oct. 1) at the Bahamas Government Complex. It is located on the ground level of the complex's west wing next to the Passport Office and across the hall from the Office of the Auditor General.

August, 2014

  • 29 August

    BAIC Officials Meet with Local Farmers

    A delegation of Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) officials met with local farmers at the Office of the Prime Minister on Aug. 26.

  • 1 August

    Summer Junkanoo held at BAIC Park

    Organized by the local Ministry of Tourism office, special festivities were held at the BAIC Marsh Harbour Farmer’s Market grounds on the evenings of July 11 and 12. The entertainment, intended for tourists and locals, corresponded with the 41st Independence Anniversary and was meant to replace the usual Goombay Summer Festival.

November, 2013

  • 1 November

    Farmers address concerns, receive updates at monthly meeting

    The South Abaco Farmer’s Association (SAFA) members held their monthly meeting on Oct. 21 at the Dundas Town Burial Society to discuss a number of key issues. First on the agenda was the resignation of Leslie Thompson, the former SAFA president, on Sept. 24. Thompson is now the inspector and consultant for the Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC).

August, 2012

  • 11 August

    Analysis Workshop held for farmers

    The Analysis Workshop was facilitated by Manuel Messina and Shacara Lightbourne of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and BAIC officials at Abaco Central High School on July 31. Messina and Lightbourne began with a SWOT Analysis to gain a quick assessment of Abaco’s agricultural sector and then to form a strategic plan for the farmers to work toward.