Caribbean Agriculture Research and Development Institute (CARDI)

  • Photo of ‘A true stalwart of integration’ –  CARICOM Secretary-General remembers Sir James Mitchell

    ‘A true stalwart of integration’ – CARICOM Secretary-General remembers Sir James Mitchell

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it has noted with ‘profound regret’ the passing of former Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Sir James Mitchell, adding that his death has brought to an end an era in the country’s history, as he was the last surviving Parliamentarian at the time of Independence in 1979. CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett,…

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  • Photo of CARDI unveils comprehensive plan to strengthen regional agri – food chains in wake of COVID-19 crisis
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    CARDI unveils comprehensive plan to strengthen regional agri – food chains in wake of COVID-19 crisis

    (Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute, 30 April, 2020, Trinidad and Tobago) – The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted agriculture value chains, threatening food security and upending livelihoods of millions of people around the globe. Up to April 24, 2020 there were collectively more than 1,000 confirmed cases in the CARICOM region. To contain the virus and safeguard the livelihoods of…

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  • Coconut Boost For Barbados & Region

    Barbados and the region can have a bustling coconut industry, despite being smaller than major growers such as Indonesia and The Philippines. This assertion was made by Maurice Wilson, who is the Regional Coconut Industry Coordinator at the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI). He was speaking with the Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS) following the inaugural meeting of the National Stakeholders Platform…

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  • Photo of CARDI continues to play vital role in agricultural industries in Caribbean

    CARDI continues to play vital role in agricultural industries in Caribbean

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, December 05, 2017 (SKNIS): Minister of Agriculture of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Honourable Eugene Hamilton, commended the Caribbean Agriculture Research Development Institute (CARDI) for its support and outlined some of the key accomplishments the institute has brought to the agricultural sectors throughout the Caribbean. Minister Hamilton said that CARDI has been instrumental in assisting with facilitation of inter-regional agricultural…

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  • CARDI taking action to help rebuild agriculture in Barbuda, Dominica

    CARDI Executive Director, Mr. Barton Clarke speaks about reviving agriculture in Barbuda, Dominica from Caribbean Community on Vimeo. As we observe World Food Day today, we tell you that the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) has already begun taking action to restore the recently battered agriculture sectors in Barbuda and Dominica. And while he lamented the destruction of thriving sectors that was caused by…

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