Strengthening regional agricultural development strategy is a major focus of the project and requires support to the development and implementation of national and regional, policies for development of the agricultural sector.
Strengthening Market Linkages to Contribute to Agricultural Enterprise Development developing competitive agricultural enterprises will require meaningful interventions that build organizational and entrepreneurial capacities among small producers/entrepreneurs.
R&D | Climate Change
Addressing climate change through improvements to the dissemination and adoption of climate change adapted agriculture and forestry production technologies. Environmental sustainability is foreseen through beneficiary and stakeholder participation in project planning and development.
Engaging in, contributing to, and learning from best practices from regional and global events: in close consultation with regional partners, identify relevant events regarding the development of agricultural value chains of common interest to the two regions to allow Caribbean and Pacific participants.
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.
A recent workshop in Vanuatu proposed a clear strategy to contribute to building the economy through developing agritourism, updating policies and promoting the role of chefs in the food sector.