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From13 May 2016
in (Belgium)
Organised byDirectorate General for International Cooperation and Development

European Researchers from the N-Aerus network are sharing recent research
findings and recommendations on Housing & Planning, Governance and
Informality in rapidly urbanising cities.

From30 April 2015
in London (United Kingdom)
Organised byCDKN

CDKN invite you to a conversation between leaders in the world of impact
investment in renewable energy and telecommunications in Africa and UK.

From13 March 2012
in Marseille (France)

*EC support to Water Science Centres of Excellence in Africa and Latin
America towards sustainable policy making*

Where? 6th World Water Forum, Marseille
European Union Stand – meeting room 13 of March @ 14.30

Chairman: Dr. Cesar Carmona Moreno, Joint Research Centre, European
Facilitators: Mr. Murray Biedler, European Water Partnership
Dr. Andrea Leone, Joint Research Centre Consultant

From22 June 2016
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byCTA, the European Commission / DEVCO, the ACP Secretariat, CONCORD and the Fair Trade Advocacy Office

The next Brussels Development Briefing on “Promoting responsible and
sustainable sourcing through Fair Trade” will take place on 22 June 2016
 from 9:00 to 13:00, at the ACP Secretariat in Brussels, Belgium.

6 April 2014 to 10 April 2014
in Medellin (Colombia)
Organised byUN-Habitat, UNEP

From 5-11 April, UN-Habitat's World Urban Forum is being held in Medellin,
Colombia. UNEP will be participating in a number of events, one of which will
be the launch of the UNEP and UN-Habitat Greener Cities Partnership on April
7th.  For more information, see the *full list of UNEP involvement [1]* in
the forum, as well as the general programme [2] and the UN-Habitat WUF7 [3]


11 February 2014 to 13 February 2014
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byACP Secretariat, UNEP Brussels

UNEP organized and convened in Brussels, Belgium from 11 to 13 February 2014,
the Inception Meeting of the ACP MEAs Programme on Capacity Building related
to Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEA) in African, Caribbean and
Pacific (ACP) Countries – Phase II.  The 3-days meeting was held at the
ACP Secretariat and was attended by 35 participants representing the European
Commission (the donor), the ACP Secretariat as the Chair, UNEP as the
coordinator and facilitator of the Programme, the UN Food and Agriculture
Organization (FAO) and all the implementing partners, including the Regional
Hubs, some relevant MEA Secretariats, UNEP MEA Focal Points and some selected
NGOs as per the list of participants attached.  

The purpose of the meeting was to initiate Phase II of the ACP MEAs project

1)Ensuring that the participants had a good overview of the aims and
structure of the ACP MEA Programme;

2)Ensuring that the participants were familiar with and shared a common
understanding of the approved Contribution Agreement and that they were aware
of the next steps to complete the programme work plans and the log frames for
implementation of Phase II ;

3)Identifying and  clarifying areas of collaboration among regional hubs and
Component 2 Partners;  

4)Building communication and coordination amongst programme partners for
effective and efficient implementation of the Programme. 

From30 April 2015
in London (United Kingdom)
Organised byCDKN

CDKN invite you to a conversation between leaders in the world of impact
investment in renewable energy and telecommunications in Africa and UK.

4 April 2011 to 5 April 2011
in Tegucigalpa (Honduras)
From23 April 2015
in (XX)
Organised byCDKN and Ricardo AEA

*Public webinar for Least Developed Countries on ‘How to prepare
your Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC)’*

16 November 2014 to 18 November 2014
in (Grenada)
Organised byCTA in partnership with IICA

The CTA, in collaboration with the IICA  [1], is organising a Regional
Caribbean Briefing from 16 – 18 of November in Grenada. The Briefing, in
the format of an Agribusiness Forum, will consider “*Enhancing regional
trade and adding value to Caribbean agrifood products*“

Building upon previous work of IICA and CTA and developing recommendations
made at the agritourism  investment seminar held at the Caribbean Week of
Agriculture in October 2013 in Guyana, the Agribusiness Forum will highlight
successes in strengthening links between agriculture and tourism industries.


* Analyse the drivers of success through analysing some successful business
* Identify further opportunities for linking small-scale farmers to the
tourism industry in the Caribbean and increase market linkages
* Generate ideas for a regional project on sustainable sourcing by the
tourism industry / supermarkets from small-scale farmers.

The two day meeting will analyse and discuss a few selected successes in
linking agriculture and tourism industry for improved market access and
regional trade. The key players these successes will be invited. The drivers
of success and their replicability will be analysed.

You can follow the Caribbean Agribusiness Forum live on Monday 17 November
2014 at 2pm CET or 9am Eastern Caribbean Time with the following
webstream: [2]

*Monday 17**th** November 2014*

Chair: Shadel Nyack Compton, Managing Director, Belmont Estate

Opening remarks
- Ena Harvey, IICA Representative in Barbados & Management Coordinator for
Caribbean region;
- Chris Addison, Senior Coordinator, Knowledge Management, CTA;
- Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Tourism

 Introductory Session : Adding value to Caribbean agrifood products
- Ena Harvey, Representative in Barbados & Management Coordinator for
Caribbean region IICA;
- Juan Cheaz, Senior Programme Co-ordinator Agricultural Policy & Value

*Session 1*: *Opportunities for Caribbean farmers in processed foods for
tourism-related market*s
Moderator:/ Jethro Greene, CAFAN/
-* The Caribbean as a food tourism destination*
Gail Henry, Sustainable Tourism product Specialist, Caribbean Tourism
- *Challenges and opportunities in the agribusiness sector in the region*
Vassel Stewart, President, Caribbean AgriBusiness Association (CABA)
- *Opportunities in agri-processed foods for the region*
Samuel Kruiner, Special Advisor on Export Development, Caribbean Export
Development Agency
- *Transport, warehousing and pricing*
Beverly Johnson, JLB International Ltd, Jamaica and United Kingdom
- *Challenges and opportunities from the supplying industry*
Donald Keith Amiel, Corporate Affairs Manager, Caribbean Broilers (Ja.) Ltd,
Sylburn Thomas Regional Export and Marketing Manager, Jamaica
- *Developing market opportunities for Jamaican products and promoting trade
shows |*
Berletta Henlon Forrester, Manager, Market Development, Jamaica Promotions
Corporation (JAMPRO)
- *Agribusiness and agritourism: support from UNIDO*
Dessima Williams, Senior advisor, UNIDO

*Session* *2: **Linking agriculture and tourism: Learning from successes*

Case 1: *Antigua and Barbuda: TFPC-CaFAN Bridging the Gap Project*

- Acres Stowe, Private Sector Marketing
- Caudley Ge‎orge, Agro-tourism Officer, Ministry of Tourism
- Damion Barrette, Purchasing and Warehouse Officer at Galley Bay Resort &
- Pamella Thomas, Farmer, Director and Agriculture Coordinator, CaFAN
- Richie Richards, Youth Farmer

Moderator: /Vassel Stewart, CABA/

 Case 2: *Belmont Estate, Grenada: From a plantation to an agritourism

- Shadel Nyack Compton, Managing Director, Belmont Estate
- Magarita McDonald, Grenada Chocolate Company
- Christine Curry, Dairy Goat producers

Case 3: *Sandals Foundation, Jamaica*

- Sydney Henry, Projects Manager Sandals Foundation
- Xavier Charvis Marketing Extension Officer (Westmoreland) Rural
Agricultural Development Authority (RADA)
- Mikhail Josephs, Procurement manager, Sandals La Source

Case 4: *De La Grenade, Grenada: Linking agro-food products to tourism

- Monique Noel , Manager, De La Grenade Industries, Grenada-Agro processor
- Airline Caterer – Managing Director Goddards Catering, Joe Simon
- Farmer- Fanilla Benjamin supplier of Nutmeg pods to De La Grenade
- Hotelier – Barry Collymore, Marketing Director, Mt. Cinnamon Resort

* Feedback from the field visit*
This session will allow participants to give feedback on the field trips and
interact with the owners and managers of the business visited.

Shadel Nyack Compton, Managing Director, Belmont Estate
Monique Noel , Manager, De La Grenade Industries, Grenada
Simon Greene, General Manager, Public Relations & Communications

*Top Chef’s Dinner : From farm to table*
Chef Dane Saddler, Chef Dennis McIntosh and Chef Shereen Holas will prepare a
fabulous dinner at Sail restaurant in St. Georges.
Chefs are a critical actors in the agrifood chain. Succeeding in upgrading
farmers supply chains to larger hotels and resorts and increasing demand for
local products will be done largely through support from chefs who can
creatively utilize local food in the top restaurants and hotels in the region
and promote traditional cuisine.