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ECTAD CARIBBEAN FORUM FOR SHARING

ECTAD Caribbean recently launched a forum for sharing. Sharing of knowledge, information, good practices, innovation and appropriate technology is at the core of ECTAD Caribbean partnership operation, we believe in exchanging information and knowledge to boost the capacity, the strength of our small farmers organisation, whatever information we gather from our brothers and sisters abroad, […]

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Real leadership and overcoming challenges in 2018

2018 was a year of many challenges for ECTAD Caribbean which strengthens our resolve to create sustainable profitable incomes for small farm families. We have taken challenges and turned them into opportunities, we have expanded our marketing of core crops, we have expanded our volunteer partnership network worldwide, we created our forum platform for sharing […]

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Launch of ECTAD Community Forum

Follow these 3 steps to join our forum conversations.  Visit the forum https://caribbeanfarmers.net/ 1) Click Register on the left side of the page 2) Fill out the registration form 3) Confirm your email address Forum Features: Create Forum discussions Create question and answer posts Engage with other forum members Comment on current discussions Our forum […]

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Caribbean Society for Agricultural Meteorology (CariSAM)

Functions and Benefits of Caribbean Society for Agricultural Meteorology (CariSAM) It is envisioned that the platform will connect multiple regional and national users and providers of weather and climate information. It will serve as a live forum for discussions, sharing of knowledge and experiences as well as a quick reference point for solutions for challenges […]

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University of Edinburgh BLOCK CHAIN Project Workshop Report

Tracey Wright ECTAD CARIBBEAN Jamaica partners attended workshop at University of Edinburgh, the discussions were centered around the challenges being faced by small farmers especially as it relates to improving the time by which payments are received from buyers such as hoteliers and supermarket operators.  The meeting discussed the possibility of utilizing block chain technology to […]

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COLEACP VISIT ECTAD CARIBBEAN AND PARTNERS

In May 2016, the European Commission (EC) and COLEACP signed a five-year grant contract for the new programme “Fit for Market (FFM) – Strengthening competitiveness and sustainability of the ACP horticultural sector”. The total budget of FFM is 25 million euros of which 20 million Euros are financed from the European Development Fund and 5 […]

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SMALL FARMERS/SMALL FARM FAMILIES EMPOWERMENT AND LEADERSHIP

ECTAD CARIBBEAN was set up by farmer leaders in 2009 to address the problem of poverty amongst small farm families within the Caribbean and beyond. Our key focus is to guide small farmer’s groups to operate as businesses with the intention of increasing production of agricultural produce for domestic, regional and international consumption while, at the […]