Succession planning needed for family farms- FAO official

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Representative to Barbados, John Dipchandra (Deep) Forde on Monday identified the need for succession planning in family farms at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) being held in Suriname.

“We want family farms where the word ‘succession’ is a very critical dimension of that family farm. We have to build a permanence, a continuity to family farms,” he said in his presentation titled “The Role of Family Farming in Caribbean Agriculture.”