09 February 2011

Regional Discussion On Government Extension Support

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IMG 4194Beginning on February 1st, through to the 3rd, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and CARDI will be hosting a meeting on Market-Oriented Agricultural Extension in Port of Spain, Trinidad.



Participants from 13 Caribbean countries, and participants from CARDI, CABA and the CARICOM Secretariat, will be present to discuss the need to strengthen marketing and agri-business support being provided to farmers by government agricultural extension services.

Roderick St. Clair of Grenada will be representing ECTAD/CaFAN during this regional workshop.

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About CaFAN

The Caribbean Farmers Network (CaFAN), formed in 2004, is a regional network of Farmers' Associations and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the Caribbean. CaFAN's major focus is to foster linkages, training and information sharing amongst Caribbean farmers so that they are in a better position to respond to the key challenges facing the agricultural sector in the Caribbean.

CaFAN organises training workshops, advocacy, study tours, information sharing, regional planning sessions, and produces a variety of publications.

CaFAN Members

Membership of CaFAN is open to farmers’ associations in countries of the Caribbean region. To date, the following countries have participated in activities of CaFAN:  Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Bahamas, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Kitts/Nevis; St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago and Suriname.

See our list of members

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Stay in touch with CaFAN

Address:
P.O Box 827
New Montrose
Kingstown
St. Vincent & the Grenadines, West Indies

 

Telephone:
784-453-1004

 

Fax:
784-453-1239

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