FAO in Jamaica, Bahamas and Belize


01 April 2017
In line with Regional Initiative Two on family farming and inclusive food systems for sustainable rural development, a new FAO project is seeking to revive Jamaica’s ginger production industry and provide an additional source of income to help small farmers sustain their livelihoods.  The project supports the development of the ginger...
15 March 2017
Since the April 2015 launch of a sea cucumber project, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Jamaica has continued to work with the Government of Jamaica towards capacity building in the resource assessment and management of the Jamaican sea cucumber fishery and the potential for...
15 March 2017
Under FAO’s sub-regional project for Processing and Market Development of Cassava in select Caribbean Community Countries, a baking demonstration and sampling exercise were the latest steps in promoting cassava as a viable commercial product for Jamaica and other countries in the Caribbean. On July 13, 2016, 10 local bakers attended and...
15 November 2016
In celebration of the International Year of Pulses in Jamaica, patrons to the 2016 Agriculture show were treated to an interesting display from July 30 to August 1, 2016.
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