This Ministry focuses on agricultural development in Barbados through the promotion of Good Agricultural Practices, food and nutrition security, agricultural health and food safety and many others related areas.
The Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI) is a joint undertaking between the Government of Barbados and the private sector, incorporated by private law and recognized by Government. The primary functions of BNSI include: the preparation, promotion and implementation of standards in all sectors of the economy; the promotion of quality systems, quality control and simplification in industry and commerce; the certification of products, commodities and processes.
Export Barbados (BIDC) is a solutions-oriented agency of the Barbados Government, working to build bold, innovative, dynamic and creative enterprises. This agency provides guidance and services to entrepreneurs and exporters which include: business registration, networking, modes of market entry and export readiness.