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Agriculture Stakeholders Meeting

An Agriculture Stakeholders meeting on the 11 May, 2010 was one of the engagement meetings held with members of the Wallerfield/Tamana communities.

Agencies present at this meeting included:

  • Ministry of Food Production Extension Office for St. George West, St. George East and Sangre Grande

  • Trinidad and Tobago Agri-Business Association (TTABA)

  • National Agriculture Marketing and Developing Company (NAMDEVCO)

  • Co-operative Citrus Growers’ Association of Trinidad and Tobago (CCG)

  • Agricultural Society of Trinidad and Tobago (ASTT)

  • Wallerfield Farmers and Allied Welfare Association (WFAWA)

  • Four Roads Tamana Village Council Representative

  • Cumuto Village Council Representatives

  • Food for Life

The discussions centred on the challenges farmers were facing, assistance in charting a way forward for farmers in these areas, and networking opportunities between farmers and the main agriculture agencies.

e TecK attended subsequent Farmers’ Association and Village Council Meetings to support farmers and gather data for a Farmer’s Profile and Needs Assessment Survey.

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