Seminar 1

    • Caribbean Agricultural Transformation: The Role of Family Farming.
    • Innovation  in Family Farming in Central America: Lessons Learnt and Application to the Caribbean.
    • Transforming Agriculture in Brazil through Family Farming: Lessons Learnt and Application to the Caribbean.
    • Suriname Family Farming Observatory.
    • PLENARY:  Discussion on Session

Seminar 2

  • Part1: Setting the Stage (15 minutes)
  • Part II: Modernizing AHFS Systems in the Region – Current Interventions (45 minutes)
  • Part III: Open Discussions (15 minutes)

Seminar 3

Seminar 4

  • Contribution of Shifting Cultivation systems to food security for the hinterland of Suriname
  • Potential tree species to incorporate in sustainable agriculture systems in Suriname
  • Research on traditional processing of Palm oils in Maroon villages in Suriname
  • The Sustainable Village Development approach for development of forest based agriculture
  • Questions and Answers

Seminar 5
Event 1: Public pitching of the applications developed to judges
Event 2Showcasing ICT Applications for Agriculture


Seminar 6

  • PAHO Presentation                                                                       
  • Presentation “Ohio University Recommendations” on Antimicrobial Resistance in the Caribbean: Adapting WHO Objectives                                    
  • Presentation “Antimicrobial Resistance: Researching the Problem “
  • Plenary Discussion            
  • Closing Remarks-The Way Forward

Seminar 7

  • Feed and Forage Production
  • Value added processing
  • Herd Management for Ruminants
  • Traceability
  • Recommendations and Conclusions

Seminar 8
Round-table discussion featuring:

  • Tropenbos International (Suriname)
  • Tech4agri.com (Trinidad and Tobago)
  • Connectimass, and Regional Partner of the AgriHack Talent Caribbean initiative (Jamaica)
  • CARICOM
  • RADA (Jamaica)
  • Winner of Caribbean video competition

Seminar 9

Seminar 10

  • Introduction of the session
  • Introduction to PGIS/P3DM practice including featuring of the film “She becomes more beautiful: Capturing the essence of Tobago Island for a better tomorrow” produced by CTA and CANARI in Tobago
  • Burning questions
  • Presentation of the activities done in Jaw Jaw and planned follow-up activities
  • Featuring of film (draft version) on the Suriname P3DM experience
  • Feedback on our experiences and plans for the future: feedback from Saramaka representatives followed by Q&A

Seminar 11

  • Innovations in the agriculture system for food and nutrition security
  • Q/A session
  • Inputs from a consultation on Technology Innovation about challenges and opportunities
  • Discussion of first session
  • Cassava used in broiler feeds
  • Q/A session
  • Development of the Acai berry in Suriname
  • Q/A session
  • Development of integrated commercial agricultural development farms Phedra, Victoria and Babunhol.
  • Discussion of second session
  • Panel members remarks
  • Open discussion

VC Workshop


SESSION I:

Conceptual Framework and Tools for Food Value Chain development: Mapping; Branding, and Finance     


SESSION II:

Regional (and national) value chain development initiatives, best practices, and challenges

 


SESSION III:

Technical, institutional and policy interventions to address the issues of productivity, competitiveness, and sector linkages of targeted food value chains
SESSION IV: Role of Geographic Indicators (GI) and GeneBanks (CELOS Cassava ex-situ   Genebank)  in support of  Commodity Value Chain Development

SESSION V:  The Way Forward

Workshop on
Policy and Strategy for Agricultural Revitalization and Food and Nutrition Security

SESSION I: Governance and Differentiated Public Policy for Agricultural Revitalization and Food Security
PLENARY:  Discussion on Session I
SESSION II:Institutional and Organizational Strengthening for Production and Productivity Support
Group Work: Three(3) Working Groups
Group Presentations and Discussions
SESSION III:Policies and Strategies for improved market access and trade
Plenary Discussions on Session III
SESSION IV: WAY FORWARD

Workshop IMPROVING CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE IN THE SMALL RUMINANTS AND FISHERIES INDUSTRIES IN THE CARIBBEAN

  • Keynote presentations
  • Invited presentations
  • Policy development/ implementation
  • Institutional Positions
  • Working Group Sessions
  • Post Workshop (Sustainability)

 

SIDE EVENT-“2nd CARIIBBEAN AGRICULTURE AND SCIENCE AND FILM COMPETITION 2014” 

  • Overview of the competition – Judith Ann Francis, CTA
  • Video presentation: ‘The Fruit of Life’ by Kareem Larcher and Jelani Paul, St Lucia.
  • Presentation of the Trophies
  • Closing remarks – Dr. H.A.D. Chesney, Executive Director, CARDI

 

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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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