CaFAN Activities

CaFAN concludes Regional Study Visit in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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CaFAN conducted the final activity of its project with CTA (#2-1-11-208-2); a Regional Study Visit on youth initiatives, lessons and best practices in policies regarding agricultural production and marketing of agriculture produce in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  The Study Visit took place at the Murray’s Height Hotel in Kingstown, St. Vincent from January 20th to 24th, 2014. 

The Study Visit and planning workshop brought together over 25 participants from 10 Caribbean countries including Antigua/Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and host country St. Vincent.  These participants represented young leaders and representatives of youth organizations involved in agricultural production and marketing.

The program was divided into 5 thematic areas; a preselected group of participants were given a thematic area to work on with the necessary instruction and tasks.  

  1. 1.Rural Modernization: Youth and Woman;
  2. 2.Marketing and Production;
  3. 3.Policy Advocacy;
  4. 4.Food Security and Nutrition;
  5. 5.Building the organisational framework.

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

CaFAN Partners

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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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