This paper explores how various dimensions of social capital have evolved and been influenced by institutional dynamics in Saint Lucia's domestic agri-food system.
Journal articlesSOCIAL NETWORKS COLLECTIVE ACTION AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS SOCIAL CAPITAL AGRICULTURAL POLICY SOCIAL HISTORY PLANTATIONS AGRONOMY LOCAL FOOD SYSTEMSPublished dateThursday, March 2, 2017 - 05:00
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How do stakeholder interactions influence national food security policy in the Caribbean? : the case of Saint Lucia
In Saint Lucia monocrop (banana) plantation agriculture for commodity export continues to dominate the national and regional agricultural psyche, with minimal policy attention being directed towards developing more locally-oriented food systems inPublished dateMonday, January 2, 2017 - 05:00
Journal articlesSOCIAL CAPITAL RESILIENCE SMALL FARMS AGRICULTURE
Supporting smallholder farmers to address the food security challenges facing the Small Island Developing States of the Caribbean : a review
Food security policy in the small island developing states of the Caribbean Community has focused traditionally on commodity-oriented export production rather than production for domestic food markets.Published dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00
Journal articlesFood security AGRICULTURAL POLICY ADAPTIVE CAPACITY SMALLHOLDERS EXPORT ORIENTED INDUSTRIES PLANTATIONS AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION
Using data collected through producer household surveys, focus groups, and key informant interviews this paper explores factors that impact the innovation potential of smallholder farming households in four CARICOM small island developing states:Published dateSaturday, May 2, 2015 - 04:00
The Bolivian Amazon is home to many of South America's poorest and most food insecure people. They have limited options for sustainable and equitable livelihoods.
“The role of smallholders in organic agriculture” is a contribution of IFOAM, the organic movement, for public policies advocacy work and to build a more equitable society.Published dateSaturday, August 2, 2014 - 04:00
Ecological and socioeconomic intensification of smallholder agriculture in the Andes : final technical report (March 2014 - August 2014)
Results show the power of agroecological practices to improve livelihoods and food security, limited by situations where most agroecological respondents are participating in projects that are funded by donors, within conditions of government weaknPublished dateSaturday, August 2, 2014 - 04:00