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.
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.
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