Help from our Friends from Down Under

The Australian High Commission’s (Port of Spain) Direct Aid Program (DAP) supported ECTAD marketing village groups in Greggs and the surrounding areas to boost their self-help marketing efforts. Support was received in materials and equipment such as wash tanks, scales, draining racks, packaging and labels, water-boots, gloves and other supplies. This support has enhanced and […]


Looking at Scotland

At the invitation of our Scottish partners, ECTAD CARIBBEAN will be participating in a special workshop in Edinburgh, Scotland.  The aim of the workshop will be to engage in strategic brainstorming, planning and a showcase of Caribbean products for Scottish business representatives in the fair trade sector, but also to work towards an approach for […]

ECTAD Caribbean seeks to participate in COLEACP Fit for Market Project

Fit for Market(FFM) is an initiative of the Europe-Africa-Caribbean-Pacific Liaison Committee (COLEACP), a civil society organisation that manages and supports development projects in the ACP agricultural and food sector. COLEACP is a not-for-profit organization whose main purpose is to support the development of a sustainable and competitive agriculture and agribusiness. The Fit For Market (FFM) programme […]


Market Updates May 2018

The UK Market consolidated The feedback of buyers and consumers of dasheen and other root crops has been one of overall satisfaction on the quality of these crops grown in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the reliability of the supply. Output to the English market has increased by 60% in the first quarter of […]