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Nov 2

Linking Agriculture and Tourism through Policy Setting

High quality food, every day of the year, is essential to hotels, lodges and resorts. Often the food purchasing bill of a tourism site is large in the context of the local economy, but surprisingly little is spent locally, even when supplies are available from farmers, fishermen and small-scale agribusinesses. The challenges of shifting food-sourcing to local suppliers are considerable, y…
Location:
Saint Michael, Barbados

May 17

Promoting competitiveness of agricultural value chains in the Dominican Republic

In the Dominican Republic, agriculture is of great social and economic importance. The sector provides 8% of the country’s GDP, 14% of the labour force and 25% of total exports. However, the Dominican Republic faces challenges regarding commercial integration with Central America, the US and Europe, to enhance the competitiveness of its rural enterprises and participate in profitable and sust…
Location:
Dominican Republic

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