Agriculture Resources

Agriculture Resources

The promotion of Barbados agriculture is at the heart of the Government of Barbados’ efforts to improve the health and food security of its citizenry.

To learn more about agriculture in Barbados, please refer to the following list of Barbados agriculture-related websites. Where websites are not available, contact information will be provided.

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Graeme Hall, Christ Church
Barbados, W.I.
Tel: +1 (246) 428-4150
Fax: +1 (246) 420-8444
Email: [email protected]


The Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation provides executive briefs, news, and analyses of events affecting agricultural trade in ACP countries.

Organization of American States (OAS)
General Secretariat Building (GSB)
1889 F Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
20006, USA
Tel: +1 (202) 458-3000
Website: www.oas.org

For everything you need to know about democracy, human rights, security, regional development and cooperation visit the OAS website. Find information on sustainable development, treaties and agreements, migration and much more.

International Finance Corporation/Agribusiness
Eastern Europe & Central Asia, Latin America & the Caribbean
Tel: +1 (202) 458-7513
Fax: +1 (202) 974-4338
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.ifc.org/agribusiness

IFC provides information on global agribusiness, sustainability, sectoral information food security, financial products and other financing options.

Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA)
Caribbean Regional Branch Office
C/o Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI)
University Campus, St Augustine
Trinidad, W.I.
Tel: +1 (868) 645-1205 / 6 / 7
Fax: +1 (868) 645-1208
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.cta.int

Learn about the CTA though this helpful website. Take advantage of online forums, information on grants and application forms, publications, an online database as well as details regarding workshops and seminars.

World Bank/Agriculture and Rural Development
The World Bank
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433 USA
Tel: +1 (202) 473-1000
Fax: +1 (202) 477-6391
Website: www.worldbank.org/ard

As agriculture and rural development portal of the World Bank, ARD provides information on agriculture education and training, research, trade, biodiversity, climate change, commodity risk management and more. Publications, statistics and other agriculture-related resources are also available.

Caribbean Agribusiness Association (CABA)
C/o Mr. James Paul, Chairman/President – National Coordinator for Barbados
Tel: +1 (246) 436-6683
Fax: +1 (246) 435-0651
Website: www.cabaregional.org

The region’s first agricultural association, CABA is the collective negotiating voice for agribusiness sub-sector.

Europe-Africa-Caribbean-Pacific Liaison Committee (COLEACP)
5 rue de la Corderie – Centra 342
94586 Rungis Cedex
Tel: +33 (1) 41 80 02 10
Fax: +33 (1) 41 80 02 19
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.coleacp.org

COLEACP is an inter-professional network promoting sustainable horticultural trade. Join ACP producers, exporters and EU importers of fruit and vegetables, flowers and ornamental plants as well as other companies and partners involved in the ACP/EU horticulture industry by becoming a member today!

Caribbean Food & Nutrition Institute
Jamaica Centre Caribbean Food & Nutrition Institute
P. O. Box 140
Mona, Kingston 7
Jamaica, W.I.
Tel: +1 (876) 927-1540 / 927-1927
Fax: +1 (876) 927-2657
E-mail: [email protected]


Learn about the history of the BSTA and what is it today. Find information on BSTA projects, contact information, conference updates and more. The BSTA also organizes interesting tours, seminars, and think-tanks.

Agriculture Market Access Database (AMAD)
Fax: +33 (1) 44 30 61 18
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.amad.org

AMAD Online is a free information service offering a vast array of information and reference material on 50 countries. AMAD is a cooperative effort by government and non-government sources including: Agriculture and AgriFood Canada, EU Commission – Agriculture Directorate-General, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, The World Bank, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the United States Department of Agriculture – Economic Research Service.

Caribbean Regional Agricultural Policy Network
Website: www.carapn.net

This policy network presents a collection of national, sub-regional and regional policy issues, initiatives and documents regarding agriculture in the Caribbean.

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