Caribbean Week of Agriculture

CTA

12th Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 2013

8 -12 October, 2013

October 5, 2013

WEEK AT A GLANCE
4 - 12 October, 2013
Guyana International Conference Centre (GICC)
Linking the Caribbean for Regional Food and Nutrition Security and Rural Development

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FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY
4 Oct 5 Oct 6 Oct 7 Oct
08:30-09:00 | Media Briefing
Workshops
&
Meetings
09:00 - 17:00
CARDI/CTA/
ACM
(Room 4)
Workshop on evidence-based coverage of ARD issues in the Caribbean
09:00 - 17:00
CARDI/CTA/
ACM
(Room 4)
Workshop on evidence-based coverage of ARD issues in the Caribbean

09:00 - 17:00
IICA/FAO
(Room 5)
Seminar: Imperative for the Small Ruminant Industry in the Caribbean
09:00-10:30
(Main Conf. Hall)
Inter-Faith Church Service

09:00 - 17:00
CARDI/5Cs/
CIMH/ CTA/
Wageningen Uni. and Research Centre/Uni. of Florence
(Room 1 & 2)
Workshop on monitoring and managing pest populations under a changing climate
09:00 - 17:00
FAO
(Room 1 & 2)
Workshop on Hunger, Food Insecurity and Malnutrition in the Caribbean: Strategy for Eradication

09:00 - 17:00
CTA/CARDI
(Room 3)
Workshop on the Development of the Coconut Industry in the Caribbean

09:00 -17:00
(Room 4)
CARDI/CTA
Workshop on Strengthening ICTs in value chains

09:00 - 17:00
(Room 5)
IICA/CTA/CARAPN/
CAFY/CAFAN
Policy Forum on Engagement of Youth along Agriculture Value Chain
09:00 - 17:00
CARDI/CTA
(Room 4)
Workshop on Strengthening ICTs in value chains

13:00 - 17:00
IICA/FAO
(Room 5)
Seminar: Imperative for the Small Ruminant Industry in the Caribbean

09:00 - 17:00
CRFM/CTA/CNFO/CANARI
(Grand Coastal)
Workshop on Implementation and Mainstreaming of regional fisheries policies into small-scale fisheries governance in the Caribbean

09:00 - 16:00
CARDI/5Cs/CIMH/ CTA/Wageningen Uni. & Research Centre/Uni. of Florence
(Main Conf. Hall)
Workshop on monitoring and managing pest populations under a changing climate

09:00 - 12:00
(MOA Boardroom)
CAFAN
Farmers Forum

13:00 - 16:00
CAFAN
Annual General Meeting

Presentation 16:30 - 18:30
IICA
(Main Conf. Hall)
Intra ACP Policy Programme & SPS Regional Project
Event 18:00 - 20:00
CARDI/CTA
(Main Conf. Hall)
Joint Technical Opening for Workshops
(Launch of book on climate change adaptation in the Caribbean)
17:15 - 19:00
SusGren/CRFM/
CTA/CNFO
(Room 4)
Launch of video on Local Voices in Climate Change Adaptation: Marine Resources and Fisheries.
Field Visits
&
Tours
Hydromet - Doppler Radar Tower

Guyana Local Tours
GUYSUCO-Enmore Estate

NDIA - Hope Canal

GLDA Farm
TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
8 Oct 9 Oct 10 Oct 11 Oct 12 Oct
08:30-09:00 | Media Briefing
Exhibition and Trade Show

15:00 - 20:00
Exhibition and Trade Show

15:00 - 20:00
Exhibition and Trade Show
15:00 - 20:00
Exhibition and Trade Show
Workshops
&
Meetings
09:00 - 17:00
(CARICOM Conf. Room)
COTED Officials

09:00 - 16:00
CAFY
(Room 1)
Annual General Meeting

09:00 - 17:00
FAO
(Room 2)
Multidisciplinary Team Meeting

09:00 - 16:00
IICA/CTA/
US Dept of State
(Room 3)
Workshop on Expanding Economic Opportunities for Women in the Caribbean & Pacific Islands
09:00-16:00
(Main Confrence Hall)
Meeting of the Alliance

10:30 - 12:00
(Room 1)
Introducing the Caribbean Agricultural Extension Providers Network (CAEPNet)
CARICOM Conference Room

08:30-10:30
FAO Priorities & Pre-Conference Ministerial Meeting

09:00 - 12:00
Meeting of the CRFM Speical Ministerial Council

13:30 -15:00
Meeting of Ministerial Caucus

15:00 -17:00
Meeting of CARDI Board of Governors

17:00 - 18:30
Meeting of the OECS Ministers of Agriculture

09:00 -16:00
IICA
(Room 1)
Workshop on Investment in Agro-tourism

13:00 -15:00
IICA
(Room 2)
Cost of Production Workshop
09:00 -17:00
Meeting of COTED Ministerial
(Room 1, 2 & 3)

09:00 -13:00
UWI-McGILL CARICOM Food Security Project
(Room 4 & 5)
Coming Soon: A Healtier Food Secure Caribbean
09:00 - 17:00
IICA/CTA/CARAPN/CAFY/CAFAN
(Room 4)
Policy Forum on Engagement of Youth along Agriculture Value Chain

9:00 - 17:00
CTA/CARDI/UWI
(Room 5)
Workshop on the Development of the Coconut Industry in the Caribbean

9:00 - 17:00
CRFM/CTA/
CNFO/CANARI
(Grand Coastal)
Workshop on Implementation and Mainstreaming of regional fisheries policies into small-scale fisheries governance in the Caribbean
09:00 - 12:00
UWI Faculty of Food & Agri.
(Room 3)
UWI Faculty of Food and Agriculture Research and Teaching: Impacts, Linkages and Stakeholder Engagement

09:00 - 16:00
UWI-McGILL CARICOM Food Security Project
(Room 4 & 5)
Coming Soon: A Healtier Food Secure Caribbean
Presentation 10:00 - 11:30
GFC/MOA
(Main Conf. Hall)
Forestry Presentation
Event 17:30 - 19:30
CAFAN/CTA
(Room 4)
Launch of the Youth in Agriculture Blog Competition (Yobloco Awards), 2nd edition
Main Conf. Hall
CWA 12th Official Opening
(CTA/CARDI Regional Media Awards)

CWA Exhibition & Trade Show Official Tour

Signing CRFM/CTA MOU

Reception
(Invitation Only)
9:00 - 12:00
GSA
(Main Conf. Hall)
Launch of GSA 50th Anniversary Magazine

11:00 - 16:00
FAO/IICA/GUYANA
(Outdoor-GICC)
School Competition Healthy Living Cook Off

16:00 - 18:00
CTA/CCST/CARDI
(Room 3)
Launch of Caribbean Science and Agriculture Film and Video Competition. Part II
15:00 - 17:00
IICA/FAO/
GUYANA
(Outdoor-GICC)
Caribbean Cuisine Healthy Living Cook Off
Field Visits
&
Tours
MMA Day CAFY Field Trip: Aquaculture Station & Trafalgar Women's Group

CRFM/CNFO/Guyana/CTA: Fisheries facility, processing and aquaculture station
GRDB- Burma Research Centre Agriculture Open Day (Mon Repos):
Satyadeo Shaw Aquaculture Station, GLDA, NAREI, GSA, Pesticide Board and Mangrove Tour

Sante Fe (Region 9)

Guyana Local Tours

Lunch USB/IICA Alliance Lunch Guyana Ministerial Luncheon IICA/FAO Ministerial Luncheon