Red Diamond Compost CEO Wins Canewood Award for Sustainable Agriculture Efforts!

Red Diamond Compost Inc. CEO, Joshua Forte, has emerged victorious at the Barbados National Youth Awards 2023, receiving the prestigious Canewood Award. The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to agriculture, horticulture, the environment, or agro-processing.

Mr. Forte, who is also a member of the Bloom Cleantech Cluster program led by Export Barbados (BIDC), was nominated for three awards during the Division of Youth Affairs’ National Youth Awards ceremony held on February 4th, 2023, at the Frank Collymore Hall in St Michael.

The ceremony, held under the theme "Acknowledging Excellence: Inspiring Youth," aimed to recognize youth-centered organizations and individuals dedicated to making meaningful contributions to their respective fields.

In his remarks following the ceremony, Joshua expressed his pride and gratitude at receiving the Canewood Award, emphasizing the importance of collective effort in achieving success. He acknowledged the unwavering support of his family, friends, customers, and partners in realizing his vision and mission, adding that this award represents a celebration of their collective success.

Red Diamond Compost Inc. is a pioneering biotechnology company at the forefront of sustainable agriculture and food security. With Mr. Forte's leadership, the company is poised to revolutionize the agricultural landscape in Barbados and the wider Caribbean through the production of high-quality organic fertilizers and soil amendments.

This recognition is a testament to Mr. Forte's tireless efforts in advancing the cause of sustainable agriculture and food security in the Caribbean. Red Diamond Compost Inc. and Mr. Forte's achievement will undoubtedly inspire a new generation of entrepreneurs and innovators committed to transforming the agricultural landscape of the region.

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