CTA and partners are starting work in the Indian Ocean on agritourism as part of the support to small islands developing states (SIDS) at the request of Seychelles' government, a workshop is organised on 29-30 November, in Victoria, on policy setting for improved linkages between agriculture and tourism: Strengthening the local agrifood sector and promoting agritourism.
Strengthening the local agrifood sector and promoting agritourism
The workshop brings together the farmers groups with capacity to trade with hotels, the large hotels groups with volume purchase, the government policy influencers and other strategic partners to discuss the main barriers that are affecting trading between hotels and the farming community.
The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). Its mission is to advance food security, resilience and inclusive economic growth in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific through innovations in sustainable agriculture. CTA operates under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement and is funded by the EU.