Blown away by the approaches and strategies used by some of the countries in implementing this, blown away by some of the results and the involvement of parents, but more importantly blown away to know some of the challenges some countries face while others are successful at it.
In attending the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA 2016) we entered a different environment aiming to share experiences and best practices for the benefit of the region's agricultural sector.
With the inclusion and support of government, civil society and the private Sector, the necessary support for developing and coordinating school feeding policies should be easy.
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.
Executive Director, Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), Barton Clarke, addressing the opening session of Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2016, said the time has come for an integrated approach to boosting the potential for agriculture across 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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