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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 […]

ECTAD DASHEEN IN UK MARKET

Market Focus

We and our partnership network specialize in growing and distributing a variety of products including root crops such as sweet potatoes, eddoes and dasheen worldwide. Contact us now with your order for fresh high quality agriculture produce including dasheen, sweet potatoes plantain, yams, ginger, turmeric, tania, eddoes. Our partnership network also work with linking tourism to local production Current […]

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ECTAD Caribbean expand partnership investment and support

The focus approach of ECTAD Caribbean new production and marketing program is attracting new partners groups and individual partners’ supporters. Partners are contributing to supporting the expanding marketing program with a focus on roots and tubers which saw a 60% export increase over 2017. No membership fees are required be a part of the ECTAD CARIBBEAN partnership program as a group, […]

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Consultation on farmers approach and leadership on climate change

ECTAD Caribbean to begin Caribbean Farmers consultations with farmers and farm families to discuss their approach and leadership in dealing with climate change climate variations. Farmers/ farm families are on the frontline and are most likely to be heavily impacted by climate change/ climate variation. Droughts, floods, winds, hurricanes, raising sea level, new pest and diseases […]

Introduction to the COLEACP e-Learning Platform

The COLEACP e-Learning training system aims to consolidate technical know-how in export horticulture and agricultural practices. The platform gives you the opportunity to study different themes such as HACCP, the impact of agricultural practices on the environment or the foundations of organic agriculture. The e-Learning platform was created with the aim of making the content […]

 ECTAD COORDINATOR / PARTNER IN SURINAME  HEAD TECHNICAL COMMITTEE (TC) FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF COCONUT STANDARD

A TECHNICAL COMMITTEE (TC) FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF COCONUT STANDARDS IN SURINAME WAS INSTALLED ON THURSDAY 21 JUNE 2018 AT THE OFFICE OF THE SURINAME STANDARDS BUREAU IN PARAMARIBO.   THE CHAIR OF THE TC IS ELECTED AS FOLLOWS: CHAIRMAN: MR. REINIER TAUS   —-  NGO (ECTAD) VICE CHAIRMAN: MRS. CHERMIN BURLESON   —  MINISTRY OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT SECRETARY: […]

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VETERAN EU TRADER OF 40 YEARS CAME OUT OF RETIREMENT TO HELP ECTAD CARIBBEAN SMALL FARMERS EXPAND MARKET SHARES IN EUROPE.

John Soler, a Veteran trader of over 40 years experience working with some of the largest fresh produce traders in Europe came out of retirement to help ECTAD Caribbean and its regional network partners expand marketing in Europe.He was also managing Director for Caribbean Agriculture Trading Company (CATCO) before setting up his own successful company. […]