The island state of Grenada has an ambitious climate policy goal: generating 20% of its electricity using renewable energy by 2020. However, up to now this eastern Caribbean country has relied on fossil fuels to generate 99% of its electricity.
Agricultural officials in the Western Division have begun a 20-day survey of the Western Division as part of the ministry's Agriculture Household Survey.Principal agricultural officer West Vinesh Kumar said farmers in Nadroga, Ba, Tavua and Ra would be visited during the exercise.
The 9th edition of European Development Days 2015 (EDD2015) will take place from 3-4th June at Tour & Taxi, Brussels. Revolutionising data use to feed the planet is the theme of CTA’s lab at the upcoming European EDD 2015.
The Caribbean region will increase its resilience to climate change by enhancing the adaptive capacity across the region through a US$10.39 million grant approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have championed the phrase “1.5 to stay alive” in demanding that global temperature increases be kept as far below 1.5 degrees C as possible to limit the anticipated devastating effects of climate change on the world’s most vulnerable countries.
Fijian Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, has applauded the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation in Rome for assisting with $8.3 million, which benefitted Fiji significantly over the last 20 years.
The Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) said at its June 1-2 Regional Climate Outlook forum for the 2015 wet/hurricane season that Caribbean countries should prepare for a drier than normal hurricane season and that the effects of the lower rainfalls will be felt in the dry s
The agribusiness forum in Fiji will highlight successes in strengthening links between agriculture and tourism industries in the Pacific region. While highly diversified, Pacific Island Countries (PICs) share common challenges that impede their efforts to achieve balanced economic growth and sust