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Barbados’ Chief Agri Officer is CARDI’s new boss

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014, 21:27 by GxMedia  The new boss of the cash-strapped Caribbean Agricultural Research Development Institute (CARDI) is Barbadian, Barton Clarke. Outgoing Executive Director, Dr. Arlington Chesney made the announcement on the sidelines of the 13th Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA 2014) that wrapped up in Suriname on Friday. Clarke’s appointment was ratified by the ...

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FAO official urges collaboration among aid agencies in Haiti

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014, 20:41 by GxMedia The Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) Caribbean Coordinator, Dr. John “Deep” Forde has urged international organizations to coordinate their assistance to Haiti whose agricultural sector is showing good prospects. His call was issued at a symposium-“Haiti’s Agri food systems and Building Regional Synergies”– at the 13th Caribbean Week of Agriculture ...

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Young Jamaican team wins AgriHack Talent Caribbean contest at 13th Caribbean Week of Agriculture

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014, 20:08 by GxMedia And the winner is… Node420, from Jamaica. The team’s ICT application, also called Node420, offers real-time weather analysis and automatic yield forecasts for farmers. The AgriHack Talent Caribbean contest, organised by CTA and partners, came to a close during the 13th Caribbean Week of Agriculture, held this week in Paramaribo, ...

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NAREI to join regional fight against Black Sigatoka

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014, 18:08 by GxMedia Guyana’s National Agricultural, Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) will be joining hands with the Centre for Agricultural Research in Suriname (CELOS) to fight the Black Sigatoka disease that has already taken its toll on banana and plantain cultivations across the Caribbean, officials said Friday. NAREI’s involvement would be done through ...

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