Frantz Smith

Phone:(+501) 631-6472

Email frantz@belizeinfocenter.org


Marilynn Tulcey

Phone:(+501) 608-8088

Email mtulcey@gmail.com


Emily Martinez Palacio

Phone:(+501) 630-0572

Email emilypalacioava@gmail.com

A History of Enterprise in Belize

Release Date: September 2013

 

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Contents

  • Prologue
  • [icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” href=”https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.203/v5e.dee.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Belize-Industries-Map.pdf” target=”_blank”]Industries Map[/icon_link]
  • [icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” href=”https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.203/v5e.dee.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/The-main-industries-which-have-developed-in-Belize.pdf” target=”_blank”]As synopsis of the industries which have developed in Belize[/icon_link]

Chapter 1 Forestry-slavery, technology-democracy

  • [icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” href=”https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.203/v5e.dee.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/The-Logwood-Industry-and-the-Birth-of-Belize.pdf” target=”_blank”]Logwood ≈ Mid 1600s[/icon_link]
  • Mahogany ≈ 1770s
  • Chicle ≈ 1880s
  • Pine ≈ 1920s
  • The Forest Trust ≈ 1922
  • The stagnation of forestry and the rise of agriculture ≈ 1950s

Chapter 2 Corn, Cane and Immigrant Farmers

  • Agriculture before colonization
  • Corn ≈ 4,000 BC
  • Fisheries ≈ Mid 1,700s
  • Sugarcane ≈ 1848
  • Coconuts ≈ 1870s
  • Bananas ≈ 1880s
  • [icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” href=”https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.203/v5e.dee.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/The-Pioneers-of-the-Citrus-Industry-of-Belize.pdf” target=”_blank”]Citrus ≈ 1913[/icon_link]
  • [icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” href=”https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.203/v5e.dee.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/The-Notable-Personalities-who-have-contributed-to-the-Rice-Industry-of-Belize.pdf” target=”_blank”]Rice ≈ 1919[/icon_link]
  • Beans ≈ 1919
  • Vegetables ≈ 1934
  • Beef and Dairy ≈ 1,946
  • Pineapple ≈ 1952
  • Cacao ≈ 1954
  • Honey ≈ 1957
  • Cashew and Peanuts ≈ 1950s
  • Broilers and Layers ≈ 1958
  • Mangoes ≈1966
  • Hot peppers ≈ 1982
  • Aquaculture ≈ 1982
  • Papayas ≈ 1986
  • Potatoes and Onions ≈ 1999

Chapter 3 Water, communication, electricity and other essential services

  • Water and sewerage ≈ Mid 1600s
  • Healthcare ≈ 1874
  • Communications ≈ 1875
  • Telecommunications ≈ 1902
  • Banking and financial services ≈1902
  • Electricity ≈ 1906
  • Commuter transport ≈ 1906
  • Air Travel ≈ 1921
  • Radio ≈ 1937

Chapter 4 The tourism service sector

  • [icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” href=”https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.203/v5e.dee.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/The-Evolution-of-the-Toursim-Industry-of-Belize.pdf” target=”_blank”]Accommodations and Tours ≈ 1980s[/icon_link]
  • Environmental Protection ≈ 1989

Chapter 5 The geographers of Belize

  • Maps ≈ 1808
  • Resource surveys ≈ 1882
  • Geologic surveys ≈ 1927
  • Oil ≈ 1938

Chapter 6 The sports and entertainment industry

  • Music and Entertainment ≈ Early 1700s
  • Sports ≈ Late 1800s
  • Television ≈ 1980


Epilogue: Wild West or Frontier town? Our Future Industries


Glossary


Appendix I


Appendix II


Bibliography


Index

List of Boxes

  • Box 1: The Belize Estate and Produce Company (BEC)
  • Box 2: Mr. Robert Sydney Turton
  • Box 3: Rosewood
  • Box 4: Xate
  • Box 5: The PUP and the transition from forestry to agriculture
  • Box 6: Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
  • Box 7: Tobacco
  • Box 8: The Rum Industry
  • Box 9: The Banana War
  • Box 10: Cotton, Silkgrass and Ramie
  • Box 11: Cohune
  • Box 12: Cassava
  • Box 13: Belize Agricultural Health Authority (BAHA)
  • Box 14: Agriculture Show
  • Box 15: Sponges
  • Box 16: Internet Based Companies
  • Box 17: The UDP and the transition from agriculture to tourism

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