agriculture

  • STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY EDWIN W. CARRINGTON, SECRETARY-GENERAL, CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) ON THE OCCASION OF THE OPENING OF THE REGIONAL AGRICULTURE INVESTMENT FORUM, 6-7 JUNE 2008, LILIENDAAL, GEORGETOWN, GUYANA

    His Excellency the President of Guyana The Hon. Prime Minister of Guyana The Deputy Prime Minister of the Bahamas Cabinet Ministers of Guyana and other Honourable Ministers of Government of the Caribbean Community Members of the Diplomatic Corps Mr. James Moss-Solomon, Chairman, and other Members of the Task Force Members of the Private Sector Deputy Secretary-General and other members of…

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  • CARICOM DETERMINED TO GET THE MOST FROM AGRICULTURE

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Regional Agriculture Investment Forum will provide a platform for Caribbean and international parties with an interest in investing in the agriculture sector to seek business alliances with existing and potential agriculture entrepreneurs. This was emphasised today by H. E Bharrat Jagdeo, President of Guyana and Lead CARICOM Head of Government on agriculture at…

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  • TRANSPORT AND DOMESTIC AGRICULTURE SHOULD BE AMONG CSME PRIORITIES 2006-2011 : UWI PROFESSOR

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Professor Norman Girvan of the University of the West Indies, Institute of International Relations, makes strong recommendations for the development of common policies for major sector priorities, in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), over the period 2006-2011. These include, Domestic Agriculture, Sustainable Tourism, Transport, Energy, and Information and Communication Technologies. Prof. Girvan,…

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  • TRANSPORT AND DOMESTIC AGRICULTURE SHOULD BE AMONG CSME PRIORITIES 2006-2011 : UWI PROFESSOR

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Professor Norman Girvan of the University of the West Indies, Institute of International Relations, makes strong recommendations for the development of common policies for major sector priorities, in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), over the period 2006-2011. These include, Domestic Agriculture, Sustainable Tourism, Transport, Energy, and Information and Communication Technologies. Prof. Girvan,…

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  • NEGOTIATIONS AND THE ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT : CARICOM MINISTERS EXPRESS CONCERN AT EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S ASSESSMENT OF AGRICULTURE TRADE

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Ministers of the Caribbean Community, meeting at the Twenty First Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) in Trinidad and Tobago on May 12-13, 2006, expressed serious concern about the stance being taken on agriculture by the European Commission (EC) in the current negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). The…

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  • Energy Cooperation, Agriculture Assistance For CARICOM-Mexico Joint Commission Meet In Georgetown

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Mexico are to explore mechanisms for enhanced relations when the two sides meet at the headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana on 16-17 March, 2006 for the Fourth Meeting of the CARICOM-Mexico Joint Commission. Among the issues earmarked for discussion by the Joint Commission are recent developments in…

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  • CARICOM AGRICULTURE MINISTERS MEET IN GEORGETOWN FOR SPECIAL COTED

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) President of the Republic of Guyana and Lead Head of Government in the CARICOM Quasi Cabinet with responsibility for Agriculture, His Excellency Bharrat Jagdeo, today underscored the importance of the Region’s agriculture industry in reducing the growing food import bill and attaining food security for the Region. Addressing CARICOM Ministers of Agriculture at the…

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  • CSME, AGRICULTURE IN FOCUS AT CARICOM MEETING

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana) Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ministers with responsibility for economic development issues will meet under the umbrella of CARICOM’s Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) in Guyana, 11-12 May 2005. The Ministers will be guided in their deliberations by discussions and recommendations from their officials who are scheduled to meet on 9-10 May 2005, also in Guyana.…

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  • CARICOM OFFICIAL URGES REPOSITIONING OF AGRICULTURE SECTOR

    Leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are being urged to shift from a production focus to gauge and meet internal needs and export demands in the agriculture sector. This view was expressed by outgoing CARICOM Assistant Secretary-General, Mr. Byron Blake in the first of a series of open fora with staff of the CARICOM Secretariat, at the CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown…

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  • CARICOM OFFICIAL URGES REPOSITIONING OF AGRICULTURE SECTOR

    Leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are being urged to shift from a production focus to gauge and meet internal needs and export demands in the agriculture sector. This view was expressed by outgoing CARICOM Assistant Secretary-General, Mr. Byron Blake in the first of a series of open fora with staff of the CARICOM Secretariat, at the CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown…

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