INDIAN ENTOMOLOGIST IN TRINIDAD

Dr Avvaru Sujatha, an Indian Entomologist specializing in the control of insect pests on coconut and mango arrived in Trinidad on February 19, 2012. Her arrival is the result of protracted discussions involving the Ministry of Food Production, Land and Marine Affairs and the Indian High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research and The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. (more…)

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Vacancy: Accountant

The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), an autonomous Institute funded by member countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), invites applications for the position of  Accountant at its Headquarters…

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Diversification of the Caribbean Livestock Sector through the Production of Small Ruminants

The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC), the Government of Jamaica, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) are joint funding sources for the four-year  project, Diversification of the Caribbean Livestock Sector through the Production of Small Ruminants which was launched in Kingston, Jamaica on the 7-9 December 2011.

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CARDI Trinidad and Tobago Open Day 2011

Photo: Tour of a Protected Agriculture Operation

The Trinidad and Tobago Unit of the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) hosted the 3rd Annual Open Day “Improving lives through agricultural research” on December 02nd, 2011.

The day’s activities included an opening ceremony, exhibition and a mini-tour which showcased the work being conducted by CARDI at a Protected Agriculture Operation and Sweet Potato Demonstration Plot.

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Sustainable management of water resources for agricultural production in the Caribbean

The presentation, Sustainable management of water resources for agricultural production in the Caribbean, was given by Pathleen Titus, CARDI Representative,  St. Kitts and Nevis at the OECS Green Growth Investment Forum 2011, Brussels, Belgium, 6-7 October 2011, organised by the Mission  of the Eastern Caribbean States in Brussels. For a copy of the presentation please click

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Vacancy: Scientist I

The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), an autonomous Institute funded by member countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), invites applications for the position of  Scientist I  at its…

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PROTECTED AGRICULTURE LECTURE

Protected Agriculture Lecture

The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) in collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) hosted a seminar on protected agriculture on 14th September 2011 in Trinidad and Tobago. Presentations were made by scientists from the CAAS on the development of protected horticulture in China as well as greenhouse design.  For copies of the presentations

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