Saturday, November 25, 2017
Agriculture

Agriculture

ST KITTS – Ministry of agriculture assists farmers affected by hurricanes

Minister of Agriculture Eugene Hamilton has expressed the Government’s commitment to assisting farmers affected by this year’s hurricane season noting that 102 farmers have...

DOMINICA – Restoration of immediate food production needed, says FAO

Dominica’s food production requires immediate restoration as a result of widespread devastation to agriculture and fisheries caused by Hurricane Maria last month. The country suffered...

BARBADOS – Caribbean States improve ability to prosecute fisheries cases

Twenty border control officers from six Member States of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) have completed a three-week training course in Fisheries Prosecution...

SURINAME – Rural communities now have potable water

Six rural villages located in the hinterland of Suriname are today benefitting from potable water supplies through the installation of rainwater harvesting systems. The population...

GUYANA – CARDI ready to take action to rebuild agriculture on Barbuda, Dominica

The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) has already begun taking action to restore the battered agriculture sectors in Barbuda and Dominica. And while...

GUYANA – IICA moves to strengthen sustainable development in family farming in the Caribbean

The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) has released a publication aimed at promoting a critical analysis of the conditions of Family Farming...

BARBADOS – FAO official issues food warning

Barbadians are literally eating themselves to death, warns a top official of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). In addition, sub-regional coordinator for the FAO...

OP-ED – In the race against hunger, we must reach the goal

By Julio Berdegué and Pablo Aguirre On September 15, we announced the “State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World” report, published in collaboration with five...

ST KITTS – Campaign launched to educate public on conservation and proper use of...

The St Kitts and Nevis Conserving Biodiversity Project of the Department of the Environment launched its communication campaign, under the theme “It’s All about...

CHILE – Eradicating hunger in the Caribbean and Latin America by 2030

The total number of persons that suffer from hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean has increased, reversing decades of progress. Meanwhile, overweight affects all...
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