The Caribbean Farmers Network will be represented at the 2015 COP21, also known as the 2015 Paris Cimate Conference by Mr. Jethro Greene, Chief Coordinator. COP21 is expected to bring together delegates from around the world to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate.
In preparations for the conference two documents were prepared by the Ramphal Institute, Kings College London headed by Mr Edwin Laurent. The documents were prepared at the request of CaFAN for assessing the impact of climate change on small farmers in small island developing states. It was financed by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation CTA.
You can click on the following link to access the documents.
1. A Voice for Small Farmers at COP A voice for small farmers at COP21
2. Small Farmers COP Briefing for delegates Small Farmers COP21 briefing for delegates
The Caribbean Farmers Network is pleased to announce that Mr. Jethro Greene, Chief Coordinator of CaFAN has accepted his nominiation to sit on the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).
The ACP-EU follow-up committee will be from the period of November 2015 until April 2018. It is composed of 12 European and 12 ACP members, who represent a variety of civil society organisations and meets twice a year on average.
You can access a copy of the Nomination letter by clicking the following link EESC Nomination Letter - Jethro Greene SVG
The week long activities of the Caribbean Pacific Agrifood Forum came to an end on November 6th, 2015. The week's events were highlighted in a series of releases from the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA). Please click on the links below to read more.
4. Island Chefs
6. Value Chain