The Eastern Caribbean Trading Agriculture and Development Organisation (ECTAD CARIBBEAN) is a nonprofit, voluntary, nongovernmental, small farmers’ rural development organisation based in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since 1995 and work thoughout the Caribbean.
ECTAD CARIBBEAN works with partners all over the world in sharing of good practices, innovation, indigenous and new knowledge.
What we do....
Our vision is the achievement of sustained economic and social prosperity by rural farming communities.
We are working to improve the quality of life for small farmers and their families by strengthening their capacity to achieve profitable markets and sustained incomes. As part of our mission, we share good practices, innovation and indigenous knowledge with partners globally.
ECTAD seeks to fulfil its mission through the following strategies:
high quality technical expertise
Tapping into Value Chains and leveraging indigenous knowledge
Promoting Farmer led solutions
Long term planning with vision
Sustainable management solutions
Human capacity building
Capture and replication of innovation and good/ best practices
Change strategies that look for new innovative solutions
Knowledge generation, strategic research development and dissemination