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CTA, IICA host agriculture workshop


“Leadership development and Policy Integration for Youth in Agriculture” was the theme for the Caribbean Agricultural Forum for Youth (CAFY) workshop and Annual General Meeting (AGM), October 3 to 8, held in St. Kitts as part of Caribbean week in Agriculture.

CTA and IICA collaborated to implement a regional workshop targeting youth in agriculture to examine the policy frameworks for development and involvement of youth in agriculture. Approximately 30 young persons from the Caribbean participated in the workshop.{{more}}

St. Vincent and the Grenadines was represented by Desserie Huggins, President of St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ Agricultural Forum for Youth (SVGAFY).

The new executive of CAFY for the next two years is led by Malcome Wallace of Dominica, and includes Desserie Huggins of St. Vincent and the Grenadines as Public Relations Officer.

The new executive will lead the process to lobby on behalf of youth in agriculture and in finding a way forward for sustainable development and policy implementation in Agriculture.