The Ministry of Agriculture started as a cooperative movement had its official beginning with the enactment of the Cooperative Societies Act of 1949.
Mission and Vision of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security.
Markets Division is responsible for the administration, maintenance and upkeep of all public markets.
The Veterinary Services is responsible for the control of animal pests and diseases and the regulation of the importation of meat and meat products.
National Agricultural Health and Food Control Programme ensures trace-ability of all agricultural products related to health and trade.
Barbados Agricultural Marketing and Information System (BARMIS)
Barbados World Trade Organisation (WTO) Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Enquiry Point