CARDI creates Revenue Generating Unit

With a focus on increasing crop and small ruminant productivity by equipping the Region’s agribusiness sector to deal with the challenges of climate change, increasing incidence of invasive pests, low productivity and increasing costs of inputs, CARDI has established a Revenue Generating Unit. (more…)

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Local Farmers Receive Training in Improving Small Ruminant Productivity

As the implementing agency for the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) Project titled ‘Diversification of the Caribbean Livestock Sector through the production of small ruminants’, the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) hosted a series of training workshop over the past six months, on ‘key elements for improving small ruminant productivity in Trinidad and Tobago’.  The goal of this training curriculum is to build the capacity of technical personnel, producers and other key value chain actors in the production and marketing of small ruminant products. (more…)

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Caribbean Region represented at African Conference (Kenya)

The Caribbean was represented at the conference, Fin4Ag: Revolutionising finance for agri-value chains, 14-18 July 2014, Kenya, by fifteen (15) participants from the private sector (buyers, producers, and micro finance companies) and facilitating agencies, CARDI, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), the Caribbean Farmers Network (CAFAN) and the Caribbean Agri-business Association (CABA). (more…)

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CARDI’s National Consultations – Developing ‘harmonious relationships’ with stakeholder organisations

As part of the process of developing its Medium Term Plan (MTP) 2014-2016, the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) hosted a series of National Consultations in its member countries during the period of 15-18 July 2014. Grenada’s Consultation held on 17 July at the Produce Chemist Lab, St George’s; whilst the Trinidad and Tobago Unit hosted its National Consultation on 18 July 2014 at CARDI’s Headquarters, University Campus, St Augustine; with concurrent National Consultations being held in Barbados, Belize and Jamaica. (more…)

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