Commodities and Themes
View offices/themes

Country Offices

Commodities & Themes

  • Cereals & Grain Legumes
  • Hot Peppers
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Small Ruminants
  • Fruits & Vegetables
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Emerging Issues
  • Protected Agriculture
  • Climate Change for Agricultural Development

News


CARDI and the University of Belize to collaborate on knowledge sharing, training and research activities in the agricultural sector


Friday, July 21st, 2017

The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the University of Belize (UoB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate in the areas of knowledge sharing, training and capacity building, resource mobilisation and research activities geared towards the development Belize’s agricultural sector.

The MoU was signed by CARDI’s Executive Director, Barton Clarke and the President of the University of Belize, Professor Clement Sankat at the University of Belize, Main Campus in Belmopan. Present at the signing were CARDI Representative, Omaira Avila Rostant and UoB, Central Farm Campus Administrator, Gordon Holder.

 

CARDI and the University of Belize to collaborate on knowledge sharing, training and research activities in the agricultural sector. CARDI Press Release 19 Jul 2017

 

Also see video CARDI and UB from 7 News Belize: The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute known as CARDI and the University of Belize have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. They intend to collaborate in a number of areas in the agricultural sector.  

CARDI VACANCY – Graduate Assistant, CARDI Barbados Unit, Barbados


Friday, July 14th, 2017

The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant located at our CARDI Barbados Unit in Barbados.

Please see the Vacancy Notice and Position Description for additional details

The deadline date for receipt of applications is 28 July, 2017.

CARDI Ministers’ Brief: issue 06, June 2017


Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

CARDI Ministers’ Brief: issue 06, June 2017

Contents:
– Final Project Report for Integrated Disease Management of Black Sigatoka Disease now available
– CARDI to hosts a series of Public Consultations on new strategic plan
– Barbados moving towards the development of the coconut industry
– CARDI represented at Caribaea Meeting

Development of an Integrated Disease Management Programme for Black Sigatoka Disease funded by the CDB: Final Report for period July 2014 – December 2016


Friday, June 30th, 2017

Development of an Integrated Disease Management Programme for Black Sigatoka Disease was a Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) funded project implemented by CARDI. The objectives of the Project were to develop an integrated disease management programme for Black Sigatoka Disease (BSD) and to train stakeholders in BSD management strategies thus enhancing the framework for BSD management in the Windward Islands and Guyana.

 

Please click on link to view the Project’s Final Report Development of an Integrated Disease Management Programme for Black Sigatoka Disease funded by the Caribbean Development Bank. Final Report for period July 2014 – December 2016

CARDI Ministers’ Brief: issue 05, May 2017


Friday, June 2nd, 2017

CARDI Ministers’ Brief: issue 05, May 2017

Contents:
– CARDI supports the development of Barbados’ coconut industry
– Forging partnerships in Latin America
– CARDI participates in the National Agriculture Trade Show, Belize
– Social and economic challenges stifling agricultural productivity in St Kitts and Nevis

Supporting the development of Barbados’ coconut industry


Friday, May 19th, 2017

Read now, Supporting the development of Barbados’ coconut industry, CARDI Executive Director, Barton Clarke’s Feature Address to the Barbados Coconut Stakeholders Forum held at the Savanna Hotel on 17 May 2017

 

See also The Barbados Advocate, Thu, 05/18/2017, article: Coconut potential

 

 

 

CARDI Ministers’ Brief: issue 04, April 2017


Friday, May 19th, 2017

CARDI Ministers’ Brief: issue 04, April 2017

Contents:

  • CARDI joins the fight against the Giant African Snail in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Strengthening coconut processor groups in St Lucia
  • CARDI participates at the Tech Agri Expo
  • Caribbean placed on high alert for prolonged drought

CARDI Ministers’ Brief: issue 03, March 2017


Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

CARDI Ministers’ Brief: issue 03, March 2017

Contents:

– Thank you for your dedicated and unstinting service, Dr Asiedu….

– CARDI participates in Agrofest 2017

– Making coconut seedlings available to farmers

– PICSA Pilot Project to be rolled out in the Caribbean

Farewell Dr. Francis Asiedu


Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

After 28 years of unstinting service, Dr Francis Asiedu will be retiring from the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI).

 

Dr Asiedu, a national of Ghana moved to the Region in 1982, to take up a position of lecturer at the University of Guyana. After seven years at the University, Dr Asiedu joined CARDI Jamaica as a Senior Scientist in Animal Nutrition and Production. Since that time to present he has made an outstanding contribution and left an indelible mark on CARDI’s research and development programme as both a researcher and manager.

 

Farewell Dr. Francis Asiedu, CARDI Press Release, 31 March 2017

CARDI VACANCIES – a) Agricultural Scientist and b) Technician


Friday, March 31st, 2017

The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute invites applications for the following positions:

Top