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Saint Lucia National Validation Workshop - Communications Guidelines Agriculture Sector

Event Date: 
12/03/2015
City: 
Castries, Saint Lucia
Country: 
St. Lucia
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Description

Goal:

To contribute to the enhancement of Governance Mechanisms to build efficient and coordinated Agriculture Disaster Risk Management Frameworks for improved Agriculture and Food and Nutrition Security Systems.

Objective:

Strengthen knowledge management processes in the Agriculture Sector using an integrated methodology to enhance resilience and comprehensive management to extreme environmental events.

Specific Objective:

Develop, validate and disseminate communication and information management guidelines by enhancing the use of science and technology knowledge products to share information including press releases and alerts between institutions and stakeholders in the agriculture sector for Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago for potential future application to the Caribbean region.

Program

TimeActivityExhibitors
9.00 AM – 9.10 AMIntroduction and Welcome Remarks
9.10 AM – 9.20 AM RemarksMr. John King – IICA Representative in the ECS
9.20 AM – 9.30 AMRemarksDr. Darius Gabriel – Permanent Secretary Ministry of Agriculture, Food Production, Fisheries, Co-operatives and Rural Development
9.30 AM – 10.00 AMBREAK
10.00 AM – 10.15 AMOverview of WorkshopMr. Kervin Stephenson, IICA Focal Point – Resilience and Comprehensive Risk Management in Agriculture
10.15 AM – 11.15 AMVirtual Presentation, Using existing meteorological products to be created for the benefit of the agricultural sector
11.15 AM – 11.30 AMQUESTION AND ANSWERSMr. Adrian Trotman - Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH)
11.30 AM – 12.15 PMPresentation of findings from the Communication Management Scan Ms. Sarah Lionel - Consultant
12.15 PM – 12.30 PMQUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
12.30 PM – 1.30 PMLUNCH
1.30 PM – 2.15 PMPresentation  Internal enablers for communication in Disaster Risk Management Mr. Jim Joseph – MAP and IT Solutions
2.15 PM – 2.45 PMQUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
2.45 PM – 3.00 PMWay Forward and Closing

Exhibitors

Mr. Kervin Stephenson - IICA Focal Point – Resilience and Comprehensive  Risk Management in Agriculture

Mr. Adrian Trotman - Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH)

Ms. Sarah Lionel - Consultant

Mr. Jim Joseph – MAP and IT Solutions

 

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