Over the last three decades cocoa production, exports, acreage under cultivation and farmer participation have steadily declined.
But the Maurice Academy of Design and Craft is determined to generate new interest in the hopes of breathing new life into the industry.
In keeping with this mandate, they recently hosted a workshop at the Ortinola Estate, which gave participants the opportunity to experience first hand, all that transpires from bean to bar.
The Caribbean Tourism Organization recently hosted its Caribbean Primary School Tourism Writing Competition 2017. This year’s theme was 'Year of Adventure in the Caribbean.'
The Junior Minister of Tourism Competition, which is in its second year, saw the Ministry receiving submissions from sixteen schools, all hoping to have their representative cop the coveted title.