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Image of Haiti
06/06/2018

FAO steps up its partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank

“Obviously the Caribbean is a totally different region, but the CDB is interested in learning from others –  how they can improve [...]
Woman and child in Haiti
06/06/2018

IICA and the IDB explore joint work in family farming

"There is a possibility of intensifying connections to implement projects in Haiti, in vulnerable regions of Central America, such as the Northern [...]
Potatoes
02/05/2018

Jamaican agriculture minister calls on farmers to produce more irish potatoes

The ultimate goal of the ministry is to terminate all potato imports.
Satellite image of the Caribbean
19/03/2018

Eleven Caribbean Ministers of Agriculture go on tour

They seek to improve access to technology and food cooperation for their countries, in a mission led by Manuel Otero from Argentina, [...]
Cotton crop
19/03/2018

Haiti: The cotton sector could create nearly 17,000 jobs in 5 years

Before the disappearance of this sector in Haiti, cotton ranked 4th in its agricultural exports
Mercado Central in San José, Costa Rica
22/02/2018

IICA strengthens cooperation with the Dominican Republic and Haiti

The proposal, if approved, would enable more active participation of Central American and Caribbean countries in South-South cooperation.
Farmer in Haiti
04/12/2017

FAO, IFAD and WFP join efforts to eradicate hunger and malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean

The three Rome-based UN agencies will strengthen their commitment to move towards the Sustainable Development Goals, with an initial focus on Haiti, [...]
Mother and daughter in Delmas, Haiti
13/11/2017

World Bank approves US$35 million for clean energy and improved electricity access in Haiti

Two grants to improve access to electricity for more than two million Haitians and scale-up investments in renewable energy.
A child stands in what is left of his house in Utuado, Puerto Rico, which was almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Maria Oct. 12, 2017.
25/10/2017

“Next time we will be prepared”

Resilience has become the key to facing extreme weather events in Latin America and the Caribbean. Haiti is preparing a project to [...]
Man breaking coconuts in St. Kitts
24/10/2017

Caricom to Create Fund for Agricultural Recovery in the Caribbean

Following unprecedented hurricanes, resilience in agriculture in focus at regional agriculture meeting
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