May 16, 2022

Cayman: Agriculture Minister Speaks at National Plant Health Ceremony in Kingston

Grand Cayman – Agriculture Minister Hon. Jay Ebanks was one of the speakers at the National Plant Health Ceremony hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries in Kingston, Jamaica on Thursday, May 12. The event was held in commemoration of International Day of Plant Health, which is designated by the United Nations to raise global […]

Why ‘Bolivia Is the Center of the World’ for People’s Movements

By Rogelio Mayta / Globetrotter Humanity finds itself at a crucial moment. It’s not only war and climate change that threaten life on our planet. Ideologies and some people do too. We know that money and the production of wealth and well-being have created an ever greater and more profound gap between people, neighborhoods, cities […]

Cayman: DoA hosts Home Gardening Training Sessions

The Department of Agriculture is currently hosting a four-week training session aimed at introducing and equipping homeowners with the skills necessary to develop home gardens. Over thirty participants are registered for the free sessions which started on Saturday, May 7 at the Stacey Watler Pavilion at the Agriculture Ground in Lower Valley, Bodden Town. Minister […]

Ministry of Education (MoE) recognises Feed our Future & Kiwanis Club of Grand Cayman

The Ministry of Education (MOE) on Wednesday (4 May) recognised Feed Our Future and the Kiwanis Club of Grand Cayman for their outstanding contributions to the nutrition of Cayman Islands students. The Minister of Education, Hon. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly handed over a plaque to representatives of each organisation to symbolise the occasion. Thanking both entities for […]

IFAD launches response to protect world’s rural poor against shocks from war in Ukraine

“IFAD’s role is critical to mitigate any shocks to food systems and in doing so protect long-term development progress. The international community must anticipate the far-reaching and worryingly destabilizing consequences of this war in Europe by supporting the most vulnerable,” said Marteen Brouwer, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Kenya at a press event in Nairobi. […]

Cayman: Agriculture Minister on Official Visit to Jamaica

Issued by: Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure Grand Cayman – Minister of Agriculture Hon. Jay Ebanks will visit Jamaica during May 11 to 18 for bilateral meetings between the countries to discuss various issues concerning the agricultural sector. During the visit, Minister Ebanks will meet with Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Hon. Pearnel […]

Migrants recount horrific experiences in Libya

“Miriam Karmali, Freedom United” May 8, 2022 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS HumanSuccess! U.K. takes action against forced organ harvesting The U.K. has passed new legislation that will prevent British nationals from traveling abroad to receive an organ transplant. Over 31,000 of you in the Freedom United community have been calling on the U.K. […]

 Is a food shortage coming? Martin

By Melissa Martin Rumblings around the globe are predicting a food shortage, but can the citizens believe the power-driven politicians and the lying leaders? Even leaders of sovereign nations are known to manipulate and spew falsehoods. Why? Because they can – especially when the mainstream media is in their back pocket and their front pocket.   […]

Good Food for Cat’s Mood

Humans have a fundamental need for food; it provides us with energy and health to deal with the stresses of daily life. We cannot exist without food, and without nourishment for an extended time, we get restless. Like us, cats need food to survive and nourish their agile bodies. Do you know that hunting for […]

At COP 15, IFAD calls for immediate long-term investments in land restoration and climate resilience to ensure global food security

From IFAD Rome, 9 May 2022:  With land degradation gaining ground and affecting up to 40% of lands on Earth, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today called for a significant increase in investments to help small-scale farmers protect and restore lands and ecosystems, build their resilience to climate change, and ensure long-term global […]