Monday 10 October, 2016 KINGSTON, Jamaica
Nine Pacific Island researchers and extension officers commenced a two week learning exchange in the Caribbean islands of Jamaica and Trinidad. Over the next 2 weeks extension officers from Vanuatu, Samoa, PNG, Fiji and the Pacific Community will learn and exchange practices covering staple crops such as yams, dasheen (taro), cocoyam (xanthosoma) and sweet potatoes with their Caribbean counterparts.
REGIONAL PLANNERS AND STAKEHOLDERS TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE FOR ON-GOING INITIATIVES & MAKE FINAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE APP PROGRAMME AS IT COMES TO A CLOSE
Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, September26-27, 2016
The Caribbean Action under the Agricultural Policy Programme (APP) is all about working together to strengthen agriculture in the Caribbean. The APP is certainly not the first agriculture project in the Caribbean and it won’t be the last. Many organizations and projects have previously contributed advances in the industry and have generated solid platforms upon which even greater gains can be achieved. That understanding has been central to the APP’s success.
EU-INTRA-ACP APP TO HOST A TWO-DAY FORUM DISCUSSING THE WHO, WHAT, WHY AND HOW OF INVESTING IN MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM AGRI-ENTERPRISES IN THE CARIBBEAN
KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 21, 2016 – Most everyone probably agrees that farms are important. Without farms and other agricultural enterprises, there would be no food. Countries could rely on imports to feed their population but that is expensive and leaves a country vulnerable. So, why is it so challenging for agricultural enterprises to secure financing and attract investors?
PROJECT: South-South Exchange - Caribbean-Pacific Agricultural Researchers and Extensionists Exchange
This call of expression is now closed!
LOCATION: Caribbeans (other events to follow)
Clear, evidence based national agriculture policies are critical to ensure that there is a coherent plan for Government, farmers, private sector and other stakeholders to sustain rural livelihoods, secure food security and collectively grow the agricultural sector and its contribution to national development.
Strengthening regional agricultural development strategy
Strengthening Market Linkages to Contribute to Agricultural Enterprise Development
R&D | Climate Change
Addressing climate change through climate smart agriculture and forestry production technologies
Engaging in, contributing to, and learning from best practices from regional and global events
This publication was produced with the Intra-ACP APP funding.