Saturday, February 24, 2018

Agriculture

BELIZE – CRFM and JICA concluding innovative Caribbean Fisheries Co-management project

An innovative fisheries project which the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) has been coordinating since 2013 in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency...

BARBADOS – Caribbean fisheries scientists review status of main fish stocks in the region

Top fisheries scientists from across the Caribbean gathered earlier this month to assess the state of fisheries in the region, with a particular focus...

BARBADOS – Eleven Caribbean countries remove obeolete pesticides stocks and hazardous wastes

In a commitment to agricultural safety, food security, environmental and human health, 11 Caribbean countries are now  free from significant quantities of hazardous pesticide...

DOMINICA – Rebuilding irrigation systems and improving road access to farms

Restoring irrigation systems and road access to farming areas in Dominica are disaster response priorities that are vital to reestablishing the country’s food production...

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...