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.
Papers-Published dateFriday, January 2, 2004 - 00:00
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 - 00:00
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 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
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 programs
Delivered at the International Food Security Dialogue conference (2014) this presentation provides information regarding the successful Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF) food security project.Published dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 00:00
Obesity rates are on the rise in the Caribbean. This is due in large part to the limited attention Caribbean countries have paid to local food production.They have relied instead on economic development through exports of plantation crops.
Greenhouse and open field agricultural diversification : annex 7; final technical report (2011 - 2014)
Improvement in crop management practices by farmers, including selection of varieties, time of planting, appropriate selection of growth media, and adoption of water management strategies, could enhance crop productivity and diversity under both gPublished dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 00:00