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.
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
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.
Effect of the soil-water sustainable strategies on small farms for Guyana and St. Kitts : annex 6; final technical report (2011 - 2014)
Irrigation scheduling prevents over application of water, while minimizing crop yield loss due to drought stress.Published dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 00:00