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Innovations in the Agricultural Sector in Jamaica

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Presentación (inglés) de Shaun Baugh (Planning & Policy Division) en el marco del Eleventh regional planners forum on agriculture and Symposium on innovation systems for sustainable agriculture and rural development, realizado en Barbados del 13 al 15 de septiembre de 2017.

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Innovations in the Agricultural Sector in Jamaica

  1. 1. Innovations in the Agricultural Sector- Jamaica INNOVATE or DIE Shaun Baugh Principal Director Planning & Policy Division
  2. 2. Agriculture Innovation Programme/ Projects • GOJ Adaptation Fund Programme: • to introduce climate smart farming methods and soil erosion control techniques • Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience • Innovation within the context of Climate Change • National Financial Inclusion Strategy: • To introduce innovative financial inclusion products for rural communities • National Import Substitution Programme • To introduce innovative approach to create new industries
  3. 3. Innovative Initiatives Empowering Women and Youth through Aquaponics Rainwater Harvesting Projects Project establishing Agri Cold Storage Facility Creation of new Industries –Sugar, Potatoes, Berries Creation of new tools and Equipment – Onions Greater support to R& D
  4. 4. Innovative Initiatives
  5. 5. THE END Q&A

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