The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and the UN Development Programme has launched an essay competition entitled “Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA): Stories from Farmers in the Eastern Caribbean States”.

The launch took place on Wednesday, March 30 at the Ministry of Agriculture Conference Room.

IICA’s Technical Specialist, Michael Dalton, said the competition, which is extended regionally aims at identifying successful cases of innovative and replicable agricultural technologies or practices that contribute to farmers’ resilience and adaptation to climate change, making the agricultural sector more climate smart in the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).

Mr. Dalton said the contest is open to any organized group working in agriculture in the OECS.

According to Mr. Dalton the essay competition runs from March 30 to noon on May 30, 2016.

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