January 25, 2021

Climate Smart Agriculture: Farmers and Stakeholders trained in ICTs

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CARDI Press Release Farmers, students, and agriculture stakeholders from seven OECS Member States were recently trained in Crop Scheduling and Water Use Efficiency for Climate Change by the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), Saint Lucia. The two-day workshop, held in Saint Lucia from September 24-25, utilised Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to analyse […]

CARDI Saint Lucia to host workshop on Market Intelligence as a Strategy to better manage Climatic Variability Risks

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By Andrea K. Veira CARDI Representative for Saint Lucia Monday, May 27, 2019 — The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), Saint Lucia will welcome specially invited participants to a one day workshop aimed at strengthening capacity in the agricultural sector in Saint Lucia through the examination of market trends linked to climate change, such […]

New guidelines for Caribbean coconut farmers

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From Caribbean National Weekly Coconut farmers and others involved in the industry in the Caribbean, will have to adhere to an improved set of guidelines, under the CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Quality’s (CROSQ) Coconut Water Standard. The new guidelines, agreed to at a meeting in Barbados on Monday, outlines, among other things, the […]

iNews Briefs

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Cayman Islands Police Christmas Safety Campaign – Operation Dasher – 188 prosecutions Since Wednesday 10th December 2014 and start of Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Christmas Safety campaign, Operation Dasher, 188 persons have been prosecuted. From these figures 13 persons were arrested for traffic related offences of which 6 were DUI. The campaign continues through […]

Caribbean agricultural institute creates revenue generating unit

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From Caribbean News Now ST AUGUSTINE, Trinidad — With a focus on increasing crop and small ruminant productivity by equipping the region’s agribusiness sector to deal with the challenges of climate change, increasing incidence of invasive pests, low productivity and increasing costs of inputs, Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) has established a revenue […]