Climate change is today widely recognized as one of mankind’s greatest challenges in the 21st century. If left unchecked, climate change can seriously harm economies, societies and eco-systems around the world, especially in developing countries. Climate change is not restricted to national boundaries and it therefore only makes sense to address the issue at the regional and international level. The projected impacts in most instances are negative and are unevenly distributed across developing regions.
The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) in collaboration with the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) hosted a Workshop on Climate change and agriculture in the Caribbean: Protected Agriculture – An adaptation option. (more…)
The Caribbean Agro-Economic Society (CAES) has announced that the 29th West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference is scheduled to take place over the period 17-21 July 2011, in St. Vincent & the Grenadines, under the theme: “Agribusiness as the Path to Sustainable Agricultural Development in the Caribbean”.