institutions involved in agricultural development part 1

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Institutions Involved in Agricultural Development in the Caribbean Region

  • Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI). CARDI was established in 1975 by Caricom states. Its headquarter is located in Trinidad at U.W.I. CARDI provides long term research in agriculture, undertake teaching functions and also help states with there research and development activities. You can learn more about CARDI by clicking this link :http://www.cardi.org/welcome-to-cardi/.
  • Caribbean Community (CARICOM). CARICOM was established on May 1, 1973 and replaced the Caribbean Free Trade (CARIFTA). CARICOM headquarter is located in Guyana. CARICOM helps to develop trade policies, foster free trade among CARICOM member states and also help with increasing agricultural and manufacturing products output of its members. You can learn more about CARICOM by clicking this link : http://www.caricom.org/.
  • Caribbean Development Bank (C.D.B). The C.D.B headquarter is located in Barbados. It was established in 1969. The C.D.B provides funding to Caribbean states for Agriculture and infrastructure development. You can learn more about C.D.B by clicking this link : http://www.caribank.org/about-cdb/bank-functions.
  • The University of the West Indies (U.W.I). The U.W.I train individuals in different areas to foster the growth of the Caribbean region. One such area is agriculture; where undergraduate and graduate training is provide in agriculture science and technology. The university also conduct research in agriculture and prepare facts sheets. You can learn more about U.W.I by clicking this link : http://www.mona.uwi.edu/.
  • Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute (CFNI). The CFNI was establish in 1967, its an specialised unit of PAHO/WHO. Its headquarter is in Jamaica at U.WI. Its objectives includes: producing educational material, developing nutrition policies, assisting governments to improve food security, to promote nutrition education and supporting programmes aim at reducing malnutrition. You can learn more about CFNI by clicking this link : http://www.paho.org/cfni/.
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