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
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