The Caribbean week of agriculture was filled with great presentations, on trade, transport, value chain development, sustainable research and food security policy. However it should be noted that the fisheries/marine science and research fields were terribly absent.
With the inclusion and support of government, civil society and the private Sector, the necessary support for developing and coordinating school feeding policies should be easy.
“The Jagdeo Initiative is a strategy for removing constraints to the development of Agriculture in the Caribbean. It builds upon past regional efforts to develop a Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and identifies ten key binding constraints faced by the sector.”
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