FAO in Jamaica, Bahamas and Belize

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25 July 2018
For the female farmers of the Yardley Chase Farmer’s Group in St. Elizabeth, the impacts of climate change are a daily reality. Crop irrigation is a constant struggle for the farmers who live in a drought stricken area, many of whom cannot afford the costs of setting up irrigation systems....
20 July 2018
FAO joins in Jamaica's 66th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural Industrial and Food Show, which attracts hundreds of food and agriculture enthusiasts each year at the Denbigh Showground in May Pen, Clarendon. This year FAO's participation will promote the small ruminants and ginger value chains, FAO and the Sustainable Development...
10 July 2018
Small-scale producers in The Bahamas have long faced the challenge of being able to capitalize on market opportunities and meet market entry requirements. The lack of proper governance for the group and a roadmap for their success have been at the crux of the matter. The Food and Agriculture Organization of...
29 June 2018
FAO calls children and teens from all over the world, age 5 to 19 years, to use their imagination and create a poster that illustrates their idea of Zero Hunger. Young minds can be inspired by the World Food Day Activity Book that explains what Zero Hunger is all about, and how everyone needs...
18 April 2018
Launched by FAO and the Government of Brazil, the Contest on Good Practices in School Feeding Programmes (SFPs) in Latin America and the Caribbean aims to identify successful experiences of school feeding programmes in the region. School feeding experiences shared during the contest will inform a digital publication intended to...