Agroecology in the Caribbean

  • 30th September 2018
  • by secretary
25 September 2018. FAO in collaboration with the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) – Trinidad, organised a third webinar in the series on “Agroecology in the Caribbean”: Promoting agroecology as a profitable agribusiness model.

The webinar introduced the key elements of agribusiness as well as explored the strategic management of an agroecological farm using basic business principles. The intent was to generate a discussion on how to achieve sustainable and profitable food systems through agroecological approaches in the region and to identify the possible impact of agroecology on a farm business.

  • Moderator: Mr. Naitram Ramnanan, Regional Representative, Caribbean and Central America CABI. 
  • Opening: Relevance of agroecology – FAO’s view Ms. Beate Scherf, Programme Officer, Sustainable Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, FAO Rome 
  • Promoting agroecology as a profitable agribusiness model Bibi Ali – workforce development in the agriculture sector 
  • Closing remarks Dr. Vyjayanthi Lopez, FAO Caribbean

For those interested, kindly see below the recording of the webcast: