Saint-Martin will organize the next edition of the Caribbean food society
The 53th meeting of the Caribbean food crops society () was held from Monday, 17 July to Friday, 21 July 2017, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, under the theme ” The Caribbean, a research hub for world agriculture and food security, the 54th edition will be held in Saint Martin in July 2018.
A delegation from the community and the inter-Branch Consular Chamber of Saint Martin (Cism) LED by the territorial adviser, Ms. Sofia Carti-Codrington, had the privilege of attending this edition.
President Daniel Gibbs has requested that a delegation from our island be present at this agricultural meeting, to report on the issues, while the candidacy of the community of Saint-Martin was held as the organizer of the 54 2018. th meeting of the cfcs in July 2018. This participation is part of the political approach of the majority, which seeks to develop agriculture and create sustainable jobs in the agri-food sector. A strategic development plan will soon be developed to boost this sector of activity.
Thanks to the field visits to the North-West and south of the island on the themes of animal and plant genetic improvement and agro-processing, the delegation of Saint-Martinoise was able to give an idea of the needs of the Caribbean. , to stop the theme of the next edition. The Local Organizing Committee intends to organize the 54th edition of “LA of agriculture in the small island territories of the Caribbean dedicated to the tourism economy”.
During the formal sessions of the 53th meeting of the, working meetings were initiated throughout the week between the members of the delegation of saint martinoise and the partners on the ground, including preparing for the 2018. Edition.