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Agricultural diversification in the Caribbean community

William G. Demas

Agricultural diversification in the Caribbean community

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by William G. Demas

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Published by The Bank in [Bridgetown, Barbados?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.,
    • Agricultural diversification -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.,
    • Multiple cropping -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William G. Demas ... at the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors, held at the Ramada Renaissance Hotel, Grand Anse, Grenada, May 13 and 14, 1987.
      ContributionsCaribbean Development Bank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1831 .D46 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination43, 2 p. ;
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2104144M
      LC Control Number88154499

      Improving Caribbean food security in the context of climate change; Sinha A and Petersen J. Caribbean hot pepper production and post harvest manual. Hosein A, Paul C, Roach-Benn C, Borely J, Blair Thomas M, Fearon A. The Small Ruminant Industry in CARICOM countries with particular reference to Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago. Sustainable Development of Agriculture in the Caribbean. A Caribbean Farmers Network (CaFAN) Position Paper. About CaFAN. Formed in and legally registered in , the Caribbean Farmers Network (CaFAN) is a regional network of farmers’ associations and NGOs representing over , farmers in 15 countries. With a secretariat in Size: KB.

      27 February , Nassau - Agriculture, particularly family farming, is crucial for Caribbean countries to achieve food security as they face climate change and other challenges, and can also spur their economic development by creating jobs, especially for youth, according to FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva. In a statement to a Caribbean Community heads of . THE CONTRIBUTION OF AGRICULTURE TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN JAMAICA Joaquín Arias Segura1 1 Joaquín Arias is an Economist and Regional Specialist in the Trade and Policies Program for the Andean Region of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA).

      Primary Agriculture is an integral part of the school curriculum in most countries of the Caribbean. This revised edition of the Caribbean Primary Agriculture series provides technological updating of the various units and topics which are comprehensively sequenced and graded to suit the various age groups and class levels of the primary school. Chapter 6 Asset-Based Community Development as a Vehicle for Economic Diversification: Place-Based Strategies for Building Stronger Economies in the Caribbean Altmetric Badge Chapter 7 The Economic and Political Costs of Diversification as a Way Out of a Recession: The Case of Trinidad and Tobago.


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Agricultural diversification in the Caribbean community by William G. Demas Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book: Agricultural diversification in the Caribbean community: some issues pp pp. Abstract: This annual report of the Carribean Development Bank (CDB) deals with 2 topics which play an important role in the Caribbean region at this moment: food production and its link with agricultural diversification diversification Subject Category Cited by: 2.

In the agricultural context, diversification can be regarded as the re-allocation of some of a farm's productive resources, such as land, capital, farm equipment and labour to other products and, particularly in richer countries, to non-farming activities such as restaurants and shops.

Factors leading to decisions to diversify are many, but include: reducing risk, responding to changing. This development of crop diversification can be attributed to the productivity of the Caribbean peasant who longed for a higher standard of living.

The rapid growth of a Black peasantry in Trinidad and British Guiana was stimulated by the weakened economic state of the sugar industries in both colonies. Diversification is an important means of climate change adaptation because it helps to spread the risk of climatic variability in damaging livelihoods.

First, a distinction should be made between agricultural diversification and livelihood diversification (Thornton and Lipper, ). Agricultural diversification means adding plant varieties and. Agricultural diversification 1. Agricultural Diversification 2K17 Amar Kumar Mandal 2.

INTRODUCTION In the agricultural context, diversification can be regarded as the re-allocation of some of a farm's productive resources, such as land, capital, farm equipment and pieces to other farmers and, particularly in richer countries, non-farmin.

FAO’s support for agricultural and food value chain development has aimed at strengthening agricultural diversification in Barbados and member countries of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), but this work on value chains needs to be more market-oriented in order to succeed, says an evaluation report.

A seminar was held in Barbados, from 27 Nov Dec.on agricultural diversification in the Caribbean. For many Caribbean countries, sugar and bananas constituted their principal sources of foreign exchange. The EEC is still the most important market.

To counteract this overdependence on a small number of export crops, agricultural diversification (AD) is. Abstract. Agriculture has always been integral to the economies of the Caribbean. Potter et al. () posit that the evolution of regional societies and economies in the Caribbean has been fundamentally determined by the plantation era and the inequalities and inequities created by slavery and : Clinton L.

Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell. Agricultural development strategies are not new to the Region, over the last sixty (60) years the Caribbean has pursued a number of strategies towards the promotion and growth of the sector.

Demas, W.G. Agricultural Diversification in the Caribbean Community: Some Issues. In Caribbean Development Bank Statement to Board of Governors. Grand Anse: Caribbean Development Bank.

Google ScholarAuthor: Puran Bridgemohan, Wendy-Ann Isaac. twenty-third meeting of the council for foreign and community relations (cofcor), virtual, may How countries are using edtech (including online learning, radio, television, texting) to support access to remote learning during the COVID pandemic.

CARICOM Caribbean Community CROSQ CSME Caribbean Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality CARICOM Single Market and Economy ECS Eastern Caribbean States OECS Organization of Eastern Caribbean States NFIDC Net-Food Importing Developing Country SIDS Small Island Developing State CARDI Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development File Size: KB.

DOA being a strategy would open up opportunities, to a large extent, for value addition in agriculture and will also lead to better crop planning and improve the earning opportunities in the farm community.

In India, Andhra Pradesh has been proactive in taking up agricultural diversification as a strategy to accelerate the growth of agriculture. Agriculture and economic development in the Caribbean Kempe R. Hope This article examines the role of agriculture in the economic development of the more developed Caribbean countries - Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago.

The agricultural sector's contribution to the economy has declined in the past two by: 8. 2 Agricultural Diversification for the Poor.

aligned with the social, environmental, and economic contexts, ad well as the constraints and opportunities that exist.

At the community level, diversification implies establishing a dynamic optimal. Economic Diversification in the Caribbean - Professor Le- Yin Zhang of the University College London noted in her presentation () that Economic diversification is the process whereby a growing range of economic outputs are produced.

She said that it File Size: 90KB. we can collectively create an economy and society which will be the envy of the Caribbean region and the wider SIDS community. This Medium Term.

The literature on agricultural export diversification and economic growth is quite rich and possibly as large as the literature on total agricultural exports and growth (Francis, et al., The Caribbean Community (CARICOM or CC) is an organisation of fifteen Caribbean nations and dependencies having primary objectives to promote economic integration and cooperation among its members, to ensure that the benefits of integration are equitably shared, and to coordinate foreign policy.

The organisation was established in Its major activities involve Largest cities: In full member states: Port-au-Prince. In other words, where per capita real income is low, emphasis is being laid on agriculture and other primary industries.

“Increase in agricultural production and the rise in the per-capita income of the rural community, together with the industrialisation and urbanisation, lead to an increased demand in industrial production”-Dr. Bright Singh. working on the positive diversification of the resource-poor to potentially multiply the benefits of agricultural industry, the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) is managed by leading fieldwork Africans to foster and empower public-private partnerships for the access and delivery of appropriate technologies and project 5/5.

Agricultural Science for the Caribbean is a well established and highly successful three year course for lower Secondary schools. The emphasis is on observation and practical activity, encouraging students to develop a hands-on attitude to agriculture/5(3).PDF e-book files for this publication are available as detailed below.

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