TEF collaboration with Guadeloupe’s CFA Agricole for Study Tour
The transition to sustainable agriculture and food and nutrition security are major challenges for small island territories that are severely affected by Global economic factors. As part of Saint Lucia’s strategy to embrace food security issues, our island has called on international partners to improve agricultural productivity and local food production, with a view to reducing imports and moving towards meeting the required standards for food safety.
This week the TEF’s Agricultural Linkages Officer Ms. Donette Ismael has been finalizing a collaboration with the CFA Agricole to host a visit by their students to study best practices in Saint Lucia. During their visit the students will be visiting local agro-processors, farmers and manufacturers. The visit will take place from 16