INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IS KEY TO STRENGTHENING FOOD SECURITY

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IS KEY TO STRENGTHENING FOOD SECURITY AMIDST THE PANDEMIC SAYS THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO (IICA). During the pandemic, international cooperation has played a decisive role in guaranteeing food security in Trinidad and Tobago and other...

Pandemic Accentuates Need For Caribbean Food Security

HAVANA TIMES – Last year, Jaxine Scott was off work as a caregiver at a primary school as a result of the pandemic. One day, she noticed a green shoot emerging from some garlic in her fridge. She decided to plant...

CDB supports sweet potato value chain project

The Barbados based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) says that it is in full support of a sweet potato value chain project that will serve to enhance food security and agricultural productivity across the Caribbean region. In order to promote the...

Over 1.4 Million People at Risk of Hunger in Kenya

More than 1.4 million Kenyans are at risk of hunger, starvation and potentially face acute food insecurity, a government official warned Thursday. Cyrus Oguna, the spokesperson for the government of Kenya, told a media briefing in Nairobi that the country...

(DID) And (IICA) To Strengthen Agricultural Initiatives In The Caribbean

(IICA) - The Canadian organization Développement International Desjardins (DID) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) have signed an agreement to identify and carry out agricultural and rural development initiatives in countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. Through...

A Giant In Agriculture Sector Is Determined To Bridge Social Divides

(IICA) – Speaking to a gathering of experts on agricultural issues, convened by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), including Michael Kremer, winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics, Víctor Villalobos, Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development...