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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

CARDI VACANCY – Agricultural Economist


Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute invites applications for the position of Agricultural Economist 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 24 March, 2017.

Intra-ACP Agriculture Policy Programme (APP) with Focus on the Caribbean and Pacific: Contracts Awarded in 2016 over Euro 15,000


Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

The Intra-ACP Agricultural Policy Programme, is a broad technical cooperation framework funded under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF), which focuses on the two regions, Caribbean and the Pacific. The programme  supports the reduction and eradication of poverty in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries through sustainable development and successful integration of  enterprises in these economies into national, regional and, where appropriate, global markets.

The Caribbean Action of the APP is being implemented by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) in collaboration with the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the CARICOM Secretariat (CCS). A summary of the contracts awarded in 2016 greater than €15,000 can be found here

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Dr. Gregory Robin is the new CARDI Country Representative in Jamaica


Monday, January 16th, 2017

Dr. Gregory Robin is the new CARDI Country Representative in Jamaica. Prior to being transferred to Jamaica, Dr Robin, who has been with Institute for over 30 years has headed the CARDI offices in Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and St Vincent and the Grenadines. view

Scientific Research Council (SRC), Jamaica has received a major boost to its operations courtesy of CARDI.


Monday, January 16th, 2017

CARDI under Component 2 of the Agriculture Policy Programme presented the SRC with a new water filtration system which enhances their ability to produce more disease free tissue culture planting material for selected crops. Priority crops for production includes cassava, yams, sweet potato and dasheen.

See article: SRC to produce more disease-free planting material. Jamaica Observer, December 21, 2016

 

CARDI Day 2016


Monday, December 5th, 2016

Monday 5 December, 2016 has been dedicated, CARDI Day.

CARDI Day is an annual event on the Institute’s calendar dedicated to building awareness and promoting the work of the Institute. A major focus of the day’s activities will be the sharing of our research results, impacts and success stories with the general public, partners, collaborators, public sector and other stakeholders.

Press Release CARDI Day 2016

Intra-ACP Agriculture Policy Programme (APP) with Focus on the Caribbean and Pacific: Contracts Awarded in 2015 over Euro15,000


Friday, December 2nd, 2016

The Intra-ACP Agricultural Policy Programme, is a broad technical cooperation framework funded under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF), which focuses on the two regions, Caribbean and the Pacific. The programme  supports the reduction and eradication of poverty in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries through sustainable development and successful integration of  enterprises in these economies into national, regional and, where appropriate, global markets. 

The Caribbean Action of the APP is being implemented by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) in collaboration with the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the CARICOM Secretariat (CCS). A summary of the contracts awarded in 2015 greater than €15,000 can be found here

For more information, email: (Enable Javascript to see the email address)

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