The report highlights the improvement of socio-economic conditions for workers and their families, and stresses the need to improve knowledge transfer from Canadian farm businesses to the home countries of participants.
An event held in Barbados helped to determine critical factors for Caribbean countries to successfully capitalize on international and regional market opportunities.
The donation of 850 multi-crates will ensure a constant supply of fresh produce to markets for income generation and for food security. The initiative was carried out by the Intra-ACP Agricultural Policy Programme (APP), executed by IICA and funded by the EU.
Benefit distribution is part of the actions carried out by the Agriculture Policy Programme (APP)implemented by IICA, CARICOM and CARDI.
Women are the world’s food producers, making up 43% of the global agriculture labor force. Women tend dairy cows, conserve indigenous seeds, grow gardens for schools, harvest coffee, and carry out many other –frequently unpaid- tasks. Yet, often times their hard work is taken for granted when we enjoy our meals. It is important to invest in women farmers and make sure that they have the same access to resources - including knowledge and technologies – as men.
A webinar, organized by IICA, facilitated discussion on how local agriculture can participate in and support Guyana’s National Determined Contributions.