Seven Caribbean nations are among the 36 most affected by shortage of water and Barbados is among the 10 most serious cases, reported Caribbean News Service website on Friday.
With more and more seasonal droughts in the Caribbean, agricultural....[ Read More]
The Caribbean accounts for seven of the world’s top 36 water-stressed countries and Barbados is in the top ten. The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) defines countries like Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, and St. Kitts and Nevis as....[ Read More]
Víctor Rodríguez arranges lettuce, broccoli, potatoes and herbs on a shelf with care, as he does every Sunday, preparing to serve the customers who are about to arrive at the Alternative Market of Bosque de Tlalpan, in the south of....[ Read More]
The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the University of Belize (UB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate in the areas of knowledge sharing, training and capacity building, resource....[ Read More]
Barbadian farmers will be among 90 from three Caribbean countries who will participate in a climate smart agriculture project over the next 18 months.
Speaking at the launch of the programme yesterday, executive director of the Caribbean Policy....[ Read More]
Small-business financing, policy framework to facilitate growth locally and regionally, and matters related to trade within the region are high on the agenda of the inaugural Caribbean MSME Conference slated for July 19 to 21 in Montego Bay.....[ Read More]
With a cloud of controversy hanging over his head, St Lucia’s Agriculture Minister Senator Jimmy Henry called it quits yesterday.
The surprise move came 24 hours after the Opposition St Lucia Labour Party (SLP) called on Prime....[ Read More]
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has held its first ever project launch workshop in Haiti, signalling a historic start to the implementation of two CDB-funded interventions.
The projects, which focus on community-based agriculture and....[ Read More]
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), have joined forces to help Dominica benefit from the opportunities available in the regional cassava....[ Read More]
The culinary arts can greatly benefit the Barbadian economy.
That message was clear as the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) launched Art of Cuisine 2017 - Barbados Meets The World, at Hotel PomMarine in Hastings, Christ Church. The....[ Read More]
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Karl Samuda has welcomed the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO's) focus on climate change, agriculture and food security at its 40th Session of the FAO....[ Read More]
Heads of Government, industry ministers and small-business operators from across the region will gather at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa in Montego Bay from July 19 to 21 to participate in the inaugural Caribbean MSME Conference.
The Prime....[ Read More]
THE demand for coconut products is growing strong, but Ansari Hosein, the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) Country Representative for Barbados, warns that as that demand increases, so do the challenges associated....[ Read More]
The European Union (EU)-funded Farmer Field School (FFS) programme is helping to boost the yield of the country’s farmers, by scaling up best practices in agricultural production.
Dubbed the “school without walls,” the....[ Read More]
St. Vincent and the Grenadines has made overtures to neighboring economies of late, and it is reaping the rewards. Although St. Vincent’s off-shore banking industry has adopted international regulatory standards in recent years and begun to....[ Read More]
In an age where the media can't make up its mind whether you are too old at 60 or whether 80 is the new 70 and 70 is the new 60 and so on, it's good to hear from a Fellow of the Institute who ignored others' opinions and just got on....[ Read More]
The Government is expecting to cut the country’s energy bill by $540 million annually and import 97,000 less barrels of oil with the introduction of biodiesel.
Winston Watson, General Manager of the state-run Petroleum Corporation of....[ Read More]
The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is aiming to reduce pollution and restore the health of Caribbean ecosystems, under the Caribbean Aqua Terrestrial Solutions (CATS) Program.
The program focuses on managing natural resources and....[ Read More]
The Small Business Association of Jamaica (SBAJ), in conjunction with the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, will be hosting the inaugural Caribbean Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (MSME) Conference from July 19....[ Read More]
The agriculture sector in Grenada got a much needed boost this week as part of the Marketing and National Importing Board’s (MNIB) thrust to develop the sector.
The MNIB has secured funding and technical assistance from the Technical Centre....[ Read More]
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