02 December 2015

A Voice for Small Farmers at COP21

Written by Nyasha
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The Caribbean Farmers Network will be represented at the 2015 COP21, also known as the 2015 Paris Cimate Conference by Mr. Jethro Greene, Chief Coordinator.  COP21 is  expected to bring together delegates from around the world to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate.

In preparations for the conference two documents were prepared by the Ramphal Institute, Kings College  London headed by Mr Edwin Laurent.  The documents were prepared at the request of CaFAN for assessing the impact of climate change on small farmers in small island developing states.  It was financed by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation CTA.  

You can click on the following link to access the documents.

1. A Voice for Small Farmers at COP A voice for small farmers at COP21

2. Small Farmers COP Briefing for delegates Small Farmers COP21 briefing for delegates

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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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