Launch of the Promotion activities for the Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2014



Suriname will be hosting the 13th Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2014 - CWA, from 6 – 12 October 2014.

On August 15th 2014, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries kick-started the launch of the CWA promotion activities, with the introduction of the logo for the Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2014 and the logo for the Suriname Agro Food Event 2014 (SAFE).

                                                cwa logo1           safelogo

  

The theme of CWA 2014 is “Transforming Caribbean Agriculture through Family Farming”.

During one week, policymakers, experts and institutional actors from the Caribbean will come together to discuss strategic issues regarding the future of agriculture in the Caribbean. The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries is the organizer of the event in collaboration with the CARICOM Secretariat. In addition to the ministerial meetings, seminars and workshops, field visits will be conducted to agricultural, fisheries-, aquaculture- and livestock businesses as well as the first Suriname Agro Food Event – SAFE, comprising of an exhibition and a trade fair. SAFE is organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The SAFE visiting hours are as follows.

Wednesday 8 October: 18.00 pm- 22.00 pm - Opening Safe-event

Thursday 9 October 17:00 pm - 22:00 pm

Friday 10 October 10:00 am - 22:00 pm

Saturday 11 October 10.00 am – 22.00 pm

Sunday12 October 10:00 am - 22:00 pm Closing Safe-event

The venue for the Caribbean Week of Agriculture is the Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Trade Fair Area, Kernkampweg 37, Paramaribo.

 

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Participating Countries

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bahamas
  • Dominica
  • Guyana
  • Grenada
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
  • Montserrat
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • Suriname
  • Saint Lucia
  • Trinidad and Tobago

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