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Praedial larceny : the Domino Eﬀect
It is not uncommon for a complete truckload of goats or an entire field of pineapples to be stolen, or a pot of fish at sea to be harvested by praedial larcenists. Available statistics show that commercial crop farmers ...
Regional projects : towards progressive collaboration
Discussing the proceedings of a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for an agriculture project in the Caribbean probably sounds like a dry subject. It conjures up images of bureaucrats sitting around a table discussing ...
Meeting food safety & consumer expectations: What every Agri-MSME needs to know
This Feature highlights the importance of understanding what it takes to meet food safety and consumer expectations in the marketing of agri-products in the Caribbean. Agri-MSMEs have many elements to consider and decisions ...
Development, change and agriculture: What's planning got to do with it?
This Policy Brief highlights the importance of building capacity for planning into agriculture as an important base for ‘getting implementation right’. Strong planning capacity is also essential to establish a firm platform ...
Moving beyond 'selling': The importance of fresh produce marketing infrastructure
This policy brief focuses on the adequacy of the market infrastructure and better business facilitation mechanisms in the Region for fresh produce. It addresses the current trade, logistics and transportation and market ...
Unlocking opportunities in caribbean agriculture through knowledge, relationships and investments
This feature stresses the need for access to financing in the Caribbean for agricultural Micro, Small and Mediumsized Enterprises (MSMEs). It also highlights the initiatives that are being carried out under the Agricultural ...
What's the big deal about MSMEs?
This Feature highlights the importance of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in agriculture in the Caribbean, and the role that they play in the development process. It recognises that in spite of their initiative, ...
Improving crop and livestock germplasm: What, why, how & what next?
This Brief has been completed based on APP actions to date, including studies on the harmonization of protocols for movement of plant and animal germplasm across the Caribbean Region, the experiences of Regional technicians ...
96° in the shade: Cooling things down in protected agriculture structures
This feature provides an overview of Protected Agriculture (PA) structures as an important thrust to tackle increased food production in the Caribbean in a new climate reality. It provides background on the challenges ...
Agriculture Policy Programme Caribbean Action: Trinidad & Tobago, country update
The Update highlights contributions of the APP from actions under the Scale Down Work Plan, that were grounded in-country with direct benefits to local stakeholders.