06 August 2015

Sustainable, profitable value chains in the Caribbean

Written by Nyasha
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Jamaica was most suitable for the venue of the official launch of the CaFAN three year project titled, “Sustainable, profitable value chains in the Caribbean” because of the focus placed on agriculture as highlighted by the recently concluded Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show.

The launch was held at the Sandals Resort in Ocho Rios on Tuesday August 4th, 2015, Speakers included Programme Coordinator of CTA, Mr. Juan Cheaz; Mr. Sydney Henry, Project Manager of the Sandals Foundation and Mr. Jethro Greene, Chief Coordinator of CaFAN.

The featured address was delivered by Senator Norman Grant, President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society and who serves as Chairman of CaFAN.  The event was chaired by Mr. James Paul (MP)

Official Project Launch

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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.

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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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