Public Lecture

Dr S Ayyappan, Director General of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) will be giving a public lecture at the Festival Ballroom, Crowne Plaza, Trinidad on October 17, 2011, at 10:00 am.

His talk will focus on how agricultural research and development in India has helped to reduce hunger in that country; it will be interesting to see whether Trinidad and Tobago can adopt any lessons from the Indian experience and thus help to reduce our crippling food import bill. view (more…)

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CARDI Week of Activities 2011

The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), marks its 35 years in the field of agricultural research and development in the Caribbean and in promoting agriculture as a strong option for spurring growth, overcoming poverty and enhancing food security.

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Climate Change Workshop 2011: ProgrammeBackground & Objectives

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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.

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