Florida citrus farmer Dan Richey is worried about a Cuban fruit invasion.
"They have a better climate than us and the same growing season," said Richey, who farms 4,000 acres of mostly grapefruit near Vero Beach. "They could become the low-cost....[ Read More]
“Taking proactive steps towards the agriculture industry, where a variety of jobs are made available [to help] reduce the unemployment rate amongst young persons,” was the encouraging advice from Permanent Secretary, Esworth Reid in....[ Read More]
ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Farmers and communities in Antigua and Barbuda are better equipped to withstand drought, improve food production, and enhance the country’s resilience to climate change following completion of the Antigua part of....[ Read More]
SAN JOSE, April 28 (Xinhua) -- The imminent arrival of a La Nina weather phenomenon could wreak havoc on agriculture in Central America and the Caribbean by bringing excessive rain and flooding, the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on....[ Read More]
Havana, Apr 16.- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), stated today that between 1990 and 2014 the Caribbean witnessed 182 major natural disasters, which affected more than 11.5 million people.
These phenomena....[ Read More]
TODAY I’M STAYING on what I hope is safe ground – reporting on innovative projects presented at the Barbados Association of Technologists in Agriculture’s (BSTA) annual technical conference held on March 12. The theme was Using Technology....[ Read More]
MIAMI – Some twenty -five companies from the United States have already registered for a Trade and Investment Mission to the Republic of Guyana from May 10 to 14, 2016 and to participate in the series of meetings and briefings that will be held....[ Read More]
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, March 18th, 2016.
Small agricultural enterprises in the Caribbean have a lot of offer. From sauces and chocolate to organic teas and honey, entrepreneurial enterprises are working hard every day to offer....[ Read More]
ROSEAU, Dominica—The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, with the support of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, recently convened a meeting of the OECS Agriculture Focal Points in....[ Read More]
Establishing a sustainable colony on Mars would come with incredible challenges, none more pressing than figuring out how to keep inhabitants from starving.
To the delight of sci-fi fans, the innovative approach of....[ Read More]
Young farmer, Nawaz Karim, is fast emerging as the hot pepper king of T&T and is even heating up New York and Miami with his special brand of Moruga Reds. Karim, 34, plants four acres of carefully grown peppers, most of which are exported to....[ Read More]
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Feb 20, CMC – The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) says it has been conducting a series of technical missions in Jamaica, Belize, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Dominican Republic in order to....[ Read More]
Jamaican sauce and spice makers are being offered the chance to position for business in the export market, with backing of US$1 million in technical assistance from the IFC, the private-sector financing arm of the World Bank.
The....[ Read More]
At the recently held Caribbean Trade and Investment conference, several key products were identified which could produce a significant return on investment.
Investment in the production of coconuts and coconut products including coconut water....[ Read More]
BARBADOS - THE MINISTRY OF Agriculture will shortly be establishing a unit to mitigate the effects of climate change on the farming community.
This disclosure was made by chief agricultural officer, Lennox Chandler, on Thursday, as he....[ Read More]
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