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