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Promoting Agribusiness in the CSME


Posted in: Projects | 20 January 2016


    The Agribusiness Development Programme was implemented as a sub-project within the larger Caribbean Integration Support Programme (CISP), funded under the 9th replenishment of the European Development Fund (EDF). The project aimed at developing a regional agribusiness strategy with the following main components

    The Agribusiness Development Programme was implemented as a sub-project within the larger Caribbean Integration Support Programme (CISP), funded under the 9th replenishment of the European Development Fund (EDF). The project aimed at developing a regional agribusiness strategy with the following main components:

    Upgrading and strengthening identified value chains to ensure competitiveness.
    Integration of viable small and medium enterprises into these value chains; as well as beneficial participation of the poor (as consumers, farmers, agro-processors, and employers) in the process.
    Developing/strengthening regional support institutions/services to deal with issues such as food safety and food product and process standards, marketing, finance, and transport .
    Supporting public-private partnerships.
    Strengthening the information base for the sector – (general information/   market intelligence.
    Improving beneficial linkages between agriculture and tourism.

    One of the most visible outputs of the project was the creation of a web portal:

    Tags: CSME(262) ,AGRICULTURE(261)

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    Project Details

    Status: Ongoing
    Contact:
    Nigel Durant
    Email:
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