St Kitts-Nevis and Trinidad and Tobago joined an integrated, Farm to Fork effort to tackle childhood obesity.
This one-page brief illustrates how the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Farm to Fork Food Security Project has contributed to year round vegetable production, increased markets, and higher income for small vegetable growers.Published date2014
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 - 00:00
Sri Lanka is looking toward aquaculture for rural economic diversification and increased food production, especially in the northern and eastern provinces recently liberated from civil conflict.
Integrated "farm to fork approach" to improving food and nutrition security in the Caribbean by linking agricultural productivity and diversity on small holder farms to school feeding programsPublished dateWednesday, January 1, 2014 - 00:00
A reliable measurement of postharvest losses for fresh produce is needed to ensure against future losses. The Taguchi loss function was used to quantify quality loss of fresh cucumber after testing different storage combinations.Published dateFriday, January 2, 2015 - 00:00
Journal articlesRURAL DEVELOPMENT Food security FOOD POLICY
Recognizing that value chains involve complex social and economic relationships, there are shortcomings in existing approaches to governance, whereby different communities in smallholder agriculture could instead work together, leading to increasePublished dateFriday, January 2, 2015 - 00:00
Journal articlesADAPTIVE CAPACITY AGRICULTURAL POLICY Food security RESILIENCE
A systemic lack of access to finance, markets, and knowledge networks is limiting smallholder innovation potential in the region, while broader collective action is hindered by mistrust.Published dateThursday, January 1, 2015 - 00:00
Journal articlesFOOD POLICY
Addressing food and nutrition insecurity in the Caribbean through domestic smallholder farming system innovation
Structural conditions underlying the development of CARICOM's two-tiered agricultural innovation system depict diverse drivers of change over time, versus institutional inertia of export-oriented formal institutions and the neglect of informal domPublished dateFriday, January 2, 2015 - 00:00