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Saturday, 19 March 2022 04:11

Forte’s Mission (Barbados Today)

Entrepreneur showing that agriculture remains viable.

What started out as a simple search on how to grow nutritious food for his pet iguana, soon resulted in Joshua Forte starting a biotechnology firm – Red Diamond Compost – albeit on a bootstrap budget and strong support from his family. “I was trying to figure out how I could grow food for my iguana – which is mostly green leafy vegetables – rather than buying it from the supermarket because it was expensive,” recalled Forte.

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Saturday, 07 April 2018 03:52

Going Green - Caribbean Innovation Competition

Young Bajan agripreneur heads to Peru

Young agripreneur Joshua Forte has made it to the finals of the Caribbean Innovation Competition (CIC) which will be held in Peru later this month.

The CIC is an international support programme and business start-up accelerator for regional entrepreneurs...

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