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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 […]

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 […]