On a global scale, the world production of coconut oil has reduced, however, consumption of virgin coconut oil is increasing. What more is there?
Rising food prices and declining agricultural production levels in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) nations have caused growing concerns and alarm for food security.
The increasing demand for Caribbean products has led to innovative approaches in resolving agricultural issues in the region.
In her morning address at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2016, the Sub-Regional Coordinator for the Caribbean for the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) Dr. Lystra Fletcher-Paul made a statement on how obesity is a serious issue in the region.
Via social reporting activity, not only are persons able to learn about CTA, the sponsoring partners of the event and their projects, but also it encourages youth to get involved in the discussions, providing information to those unable to join.
One of the greatest ways to take the Agricultural sector forward is to invest in its future, so once again the CTA has supported the youth of the Caribbean and the Pacific via practical and professional development activities.
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