A pioneering grid-tied, solar-powered system has reduced Jamaican broiler farmers’ energy costs by 40%. The sustainable solution is welcome at a time of rising energy costs and high temperatures in Jamaica.
Private technology developers across the Caribbean are creating market information systems to help farmers make better decisions in the field and link them to new markets. These emerging e-agriculture business models are improving crop production and…
Agricultural products in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago have been awarded geographical indications (GIs), which has seen farmers receiving as much as 200% price increases and 100% growth in demand.
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