Despite several efforts producer groups need to reinforce their skills and their link to markets.
Technicians from the Common Wealth of Dominica and St. Vincent and the Grenadines have enhanced knowledge of the organization and operation of a viable coffee industry through IICA’s support in the hosting of a coffee study tour to Costa Rica
The event also sought to stimulate public awareness of agri-business thus elevating the profiles of the agricultural sectors as career opportunities for youth.
Main actions focus on silvo-pastoral systems, enterprise development plan, capacity building of dairy clusters and data collection.
The average consumption of cacao in Canada amounts to 6.4 kilos per person each year, making the country as the ninth largest consumer of chocolate in the world.
An event held in Barbados helped to determine critical factors for Caribbean countries to successfully capitalize on international and regional market opportunities.