La terre ne ment pas dit-on, mais ce que les gens oublient de dire aux jeunes, c’est que les résultats escomptés sont obtenus à long terme. « Ce n’est pas facile mais on peut y arriver », disait Neuly Béhanzin dans un reportage de Agribusiness TV (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o00ZuljDnpE). Les défis du monde agricole sont nombreux et le financement adapté occupe une place de choix.
On a global scale, the world production of coconut oil has reduced, however, consumption of virgin coconut oil is increasing. What more is there?
The Caribbean week of agriculture was filled with great presentations, on trade, transport, value chain development, sustainable research and food security policy. However it should be noted that the fisheries/marine science and research fields were terribly absent.
According to CEO of Port Authority Antigua and Barbuda, Mr. Darwin Telemaque, in his presentation on linkages between trade and transportation at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture, the main issue is that not enough goods are being produced to be transported in the first place.
One of the major thrusts at this year’s Caribbean Week of Agriculture is the concept of “From Farm to Fork” - harvesting fresh produce to create an amazing culinary experience.
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