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 - 00:00
Journal articlesSOCIAL CAPITAL LOCAL FOOD SYSTEMS AGRONOMY AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS SOCIAL CAPITAL AGRICULTURAL POLICY SOCIAL HISTORY PLANTATIONS Food security AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVES
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 - 00:00
St Kitts-Nevis and Trinidad and Tobago joined an integrated, Farm to Fork effort to tackle childhood obesity.Published date2014
Papers-Published dateFriday, January 2, 2004 - 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
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.