Roseau, Dominica….The Excellence in Communicating in Agriculture Awards 2011 was presented to the winners of the first edition of the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Co-operation (CTA) Caribbean Awards in Dominica, at the Official Opening of the Caribbean Week of Agriculture and Trade Expo at the National Stadium.
The winners are:
- The Best News Story (Print) goes to Gaulbert Sutherland of the Stabroek News newspaper of Guyana.
- The Best Business Feature (Print) was submitted by Shaliza Hassanali of the Trinidad Guardian.
- The Best Television News story is Carry Bishop of the Jamaica Information Service.
- The Best News Story (Radio) was won by Antoinette Frederick of WINN FM, St Kitts and Nevis.
The competition was open to all Caribbean journalists in print, broadcast and online media. It covered work published or broadcast between May 1, 2010 and April 30, 2011.
Organisers of the competition are the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and the Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM), with assistance from the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation ACP-EU (CTA).