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
A new initiative could help beekeepers to lower their production costs, increase wax production, produce higher quality honey and improve their commercial opportunities.
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.
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.
Benefit distribution is part of the actions carried out by the Agriculture Policy Programme (APP)implemented by IICA, CARICOM and CARDI.