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  • GHG Inventories and Agriculture Emissions 

    Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA); CARICOM AgReady Project (2023)
    This course on GHG Inventories and Agriculture Emissions aims to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the importance of greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and the various agriculture processes that ...
  • Farm water: too little and too much: a tale from two islands 

    Chan Soo, Rhonda; Francis, Diana (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 29-03-2023)
    In this his/her story (HHS), we hear from two farmers from the IICA-CBF (Caribbean Biodiversity Fund) EbA (ecosystem-based adaptation) Project’s Farmers’ Caucus, Neil Gomes from Antigua and Barbuda, and Shennelle Herbert ...
  • Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean Countries: Suriname 

    Hayman, Alicia A; CARICOM AgReady Project (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2023)
    Agriculture is a significant sector in Suriname, employing 17% of the population, but faces challenges such as low productivity, inadequate technology, and limited irrigation. The country has prioritized climate resilient ...
  • Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean Countries: St. Vincent and the Grenadines 

    Hayman, Alicia A; CARICOM AgReady Project (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2023)
    Agriculture is a priority sector for adaptation in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, but no mitigation targets were included in its initial Nationally Determined Contributions (iNDC). The main barrier to implementing climate ...
  • Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean Countries: St. Kitts and Nevis 

    Hayman, Alicia A; CARICOM AgReady Project (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2023)
    St. Kitts & Nevis' agriculture sector represents 1.4% of GDP and consists of small-scale farms. The government owns most of the farm land, with the remainder owned by individuals and families. Subsistence farming is common, ...
  • Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean Countries: Saint Lucia 

    Hayman, Alicia; CARICOM AgReady Project (Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), 2023)
    The agriculture sector in Saint Lucia is primarily small-scale and rain-fed, with limited use of modern technology. Agriculture has not been prioritized in Saint Lucia’s NDCs due to challenges such as limited data availability, ...
  • Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean Countries: Haiti 

    CARICOM AgReady Project; Hayman, Alicia (Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), 2023)
    Haiti's per capita GDP is the lowest in Latin America and the Caribbean. Climate resilient agriculture (CRA) technologies face barriers to inclusion, such as limited access to credit and inadequate policy framework. ...
  • Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean Countries: The Commonwealth of Dominica 

    Hayman, Alicia; CARICOM AgReady Project (Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), 2023)
    Agriculture is the second-largest sector in Dominica, contributing between 11.5% and 15.2% of the country's GDP from 2010 to 2020. However, several barriers to implementing the country's NDCs have been identified, including ...
  • Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean Countries: Trinidad and Tobago 

    Hayman, Alicia A; CARICOM AgReady Project (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2023)
    Trinidad and Tobago's agriculture sector contributes only 1.2% to the country's GDP, but it employs over 4% of the population and plays a crucial role in diversifying the economy. However, the sector faces challenges in ...
  • Trinidad and Tobago Climate resilient agriculture : policies, strategies and actions 

    Dormer, Dianne; CARICOM AgReady Project (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2022)
    Trinidad and Tobago's agriculture sector contributes less than 1% to GDP and employs an average of 3% of the labour force, resulting in high food import bills. The sector has shifted towards crop types such as vegetables, ...
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Climate resilient agriculture : policies, strategies and actions 

    Dormer, Dianne; CARICOM AgReady Project (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), 2022)
    Saint Vincent and the Grenadines' agriculture sector mainly consists of subsistence farming, with mixed production systems of livestock and crops, including arrowroot, bananas, root vegetables, coconuts, and spices. The ...

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