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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:

CARDI VACANCY – Accounting Assistant


Friday, March 31st, 2017

The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute invites applications for the position of Accounting Assistant located at our Headquarters in Trinidad.

Please see the Vacancy Notice and Position Description for additional details.

The deadline date for receipt of applications is Friday 7th April, 2017

CARDI at the techAGRI Expo, 24 – 26 March 2017


Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

CARDI will be at the techAGRI Expo 2017  from 24 – 26 March 2017 at the UWI Campus, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. Come learn how the interventions made by CARDI across various value chains in the Region are improving agricultural productivity and sustainability. See you there!

Partnership Agreement signed by CARDI/Hope Coconut Estate -for the production of high-quality Coconut Seedlings


Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Partnership Agreement signed by CARDI/Hope Coconut Estate -for the production of high-quality Coconut Seedlings. Guyana, Ministry of Agriculture, 17 March 2017

Book: Roots and tubers value chain development and food and nutrition security – Caribbean


Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

The working paper, Roots and tubers value chain development and food and nutrition security – Caribbean by CARDI researcher, Dr Gregory Robin was recently published by CTA; INTRA ACP Agricultural Policy Programme. It highlights CARDI’s research and development activities in St Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda over the past 5 years, particularly with cassava, sweet potato and dasheen (taro). Lessons learned from the World Congress on Roots and Tuber Crops, China, 2016 are presented, as well as recommendations for mechanisation, breeding, agronomy/climate smart agriculture, value chain and technology transfer.

CARDI Ministers’ Brief: issue 02, February 2017


Friday, March 10th, 2017

CARDI Ministers’ Brief: issue 02, February 2017

Contents:

– CARDI joins the fight against childhood obesity

– Improving the supply of planting material to farmers in Trinidad and Tobago

Strengthening coconut processor groups in Guyana

– Project Management training for CARDI staff

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