Minister Todd tours Small Business Development Centre (SBDC)

Minister of State in the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Patrick Todd, toured the Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) as part of his efforts to familiarise himself with his portfolio.

Minister Todd, who was the former Minister of State in the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, explained that the tour would help him to become familiar with the development of the small business sector, as well as the general thrust of support entrepreneurship to thereby empower the micro and small business sector of our country.

Also joining the Minister on the tour were Chairman, Dr. Don Marshall; CEO, Basil Lavine; Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Dr. Louis Woodroffe; Chief Business Development Adviser in the Business Development Unit of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Francine Blackman; and Directory of the Entrepreneurship Development Division at the SBDC, James Campbell.

(Source: The Barbados Advocate – 03 June 2010)

Monday, June 14, 2010