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Improving crop and livestock germplasm: What, why, how & what next?
This Brief has been completed based on APP actions to date, including studies on the harmonization of protocols for movement of plant and animal germplasm across the Caribbean Region, the experiences of Regional technicians ...
Are farmers still planting by the moon?
This feature highlights the value of both traditional (longstanding) and innovative methods of farming in the Caribbean, as well as the benefit of understanding current practices and systems to support a more resilient ...
What's the big deal about MSMEs?
This Feature highlights the importance of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in agriculture in the Caribbean, and the role that they play in the development process. It recognises that in spite of their initiative, ...
Meeting food safety & consumer expectations: What every Agri-MSME needs to know
This Feature highlights the importance of understanding what it takes to meet food safety and consumer expectations in the marketing of agri-products in the Caribbean. Agri-MSMEs have many elements to consider and decisions ...
YES! Youth are interested, engaged and ready to get agriculture moving
This feature highlights the importance of attracting youth to careers and entrepreneurial opportunities in agriculture. It also illustrates the fact that youth are indeed interested by introducing several enthusiastic, ...
Development, change and agriculture: What's planning got to do with it?
This Policy Brief highlights the importance of building capacity for planning into agriculture as an important base for ‘getting implementation right’. Strong planning capacity is also essential to establish a firm platform ...
Moving beyond 'selling': The importance of fresh produce marketing infrastructure
This policy brief focuses on the adequacy of the market infrastructure and better business facilitation mechanisms in the Region for fresh produce. It addresses the current trade, logistics and transportation and market ...
Unlocking opportunities in caribbean agriculture through knowledge, relationships and investments
This feature stresses the need for access to financing in the Caribbean for agricultural Micro, Small and Mediumsized Enterprises (MSMEs). It also highlights the initiatives that are being carried out under the Agricultural ...
Agriculture Policy Programme Caribbean Action: Bahamas, country update
The Update highlights contributions of the APP from actions under the Scale Down Work Plan, that were grounded in-country with direct benefits to local stakeholders.