The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) confirms closure by end of 2020.




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Chefs drive demand for local food

Chefs are working to promote healthy food and widen the market for local produce in an attempt to reduce rising cases of non-communicable disease in the Pacific. Chef Colin Chung is targeting young people with his new cookbook, seeking to encourage students to switch from fast food to nutritious meals, using locally available ingredients.

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St. Lucian youth cooperative mushrooms into success

Using temperature-controlled technology and sustainable farming techniques, Marquis River Farm has replaced St. Lucia’s imports of foreign mushrooms with domestic production, while growing local demand by 400%.

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