ECTAD YOUTH

ECTAD Caribbean would like to introduce its group of volunteers as part of ECTAD’s Caribbean Youth Arm (ECYA). The EYCA comprises of an experienced team of young professionals based in the St Vincent & the Grenadines and in other islands around the Caribbean. The team specializes in business and ICT development. Our youth arm is […]

THE EU AFRICA, CARIBBEAN AND PACIFIC REGION WORKING ON NEW AGREEMENT

The EU ACP are negotiating a new agreement that would replace the Cotonou Agreement. Under the Cotonou Agreement which ends in 2020. During the implementation of the Cotonou Agreement, although written into the agreement, insufficient involvement and meaningful participation of civil society took place.  Getting civil society and small and medium-sized business sectors involved in […]

The Caribbean Family and Friends Engagement Initiative

The Foundation for Development Planning, Inc. (FDPI) is pleased to announce the launch of the Caribbean Family and Friends Engagement Initiative, the objective of which is to facilitate the participation of the Caribbean diaspora, was well as other interested individuals and institutions, in Caribbean development initiatives.   The FDPI is collaborating with other institutions to establish […]

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ECTAD-Suriname participation in the Suriname Agriculture Market Access Project

ECTAD SURINAME director and coordinator,  Reinier Taus has reported his satisfaction at  ECTAD-Suriname’s participation in the Suriname Agriculture Market Access Project (SAMAP) in collaboration with SAMAP Inception Workshop of Roots and Tubers VC Stakeholders Platform. The workshop heard addresses by HON Minister of AGRICULTURE AND OTHER OFFICIALS.   Pictures of SAMAP Heiko Bamman, FAO’s senior technical officer, […]

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Harvesting fruits from donated breadfruit plants Suriname

ECTAD Suriname has recently harvested fruits from donated breadfruit plants. The District of Nickerie was chosen for the program’s a trial run. Mr. Nawin Khedoe, our ECTAD Representative in Nickerie, also participated in the program by planting some of the trees. We at ECTAD Caribbean are grateful for the continued support and thanks to the […]

ECTAD CARIBBEAN HOME COUNTRY ELECTED TO UNITED NATION SECURITY COUNCIL

St.  Vincent & the Grenadines (SVG) is an Anglo-Caribbean country in the British West Indies region of the Lesser Antilles island arc, in the southern portion of the Windward Islands, which lies in the West Indies at the southern end of the eastern border of the Caribbean Sea where the latter meets the Atlantic Ocean. The sovereign state is also frequently known simply as Saint Vincent. Its 389 km2 (150 sq mi) territory […]

ECTAD CARIBBEAN URGE NGOS AND GOVERNMENT TO DECLARE WAR ON OBESITY USING OUR HEALTHY AGRICULTURE FOODS AS A KEY WEAPON

“For the third consecutive year, the number of those chronically hungry has increased in Latin America and the Caribbean, while 250 million – 60 percent of the regional population – are obese or overweight, representing the biggest  threat to nutritional health, said the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Wednesday.”  UN article dated 7th […]