Name of Organisation: Caribbean Farmers Network

Type of Organisation: Regional

Location of Secretariat St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Years in Operation: 15

Address of Secretariat: St. Vincent and the Grenadines, W.I

Telephone Number of Secretariat: (784) 453-1004

Email Address of Secretariat: cafancaribbean@gmail.com

Vision of the Organisation: To enhance Caribbean food and nutrition security, foreign exchange earnings and foreign savings, by repositioning agriculture through the capacity building of farmers and the institutional strengthening of farmers’ organisations.

Mission of the Organisation: To enhance Caribbean food and nutrition security, foreign exchange earnings and foreign savings, by repositioning agriculture through the capacity building of farmers and the institutional strengthening of farmers’ organisations.

Key programme areas of your Organisation: Agriculture linkages to Food security, Tourism, Health and nutrition, Value addition/agro-processing, Fostering joint trade and marketing locally, regionally and internationally, Training and capacity building of farmers and institutional strengthening of farmers organizations Promoting farming as a viable and sustainable business using value chain tools and business models, Promoting rural modernization and youth participation in agriculture, and Investing in agriculture risks mitigating interventions and technologies.

Members of the Organisation: 27

List of current members:

  • Team Fresh Cooperative Ltd
  • Gilbert Agricultural Rural Development Centre
  • Bahamas Farmers Groups
  • Barbados Agriculture Society
  • Belize Farmers Groups
  • Nature Island Pineapple Producers Association
  • Dominica Export Import Agency
  • North East Farmers Organization
  • Marketing and National Importing Board
  • Guyana Rice Producers Association
  • Kuru Kururu Farmers Groups
  • CaFAN Farmers Youth Cluster
  • Promotion for Development (PROMODEV)
  • Jamaica Agriculture Society
  • Christiana Potato Growers Cooperative Association Ltd.
  • Kevoy Community Development Institute
  • Montserrat Farmers Organisation
  • St. Kitts Farmers Cooperative Society
  • Nevis Growers Cooperative Society Ltd
  • Belle Vue Farmers Co-operative Ltd.
  • CaFAN St. Lucia Farmers Groups
  • Eastern Caribbean Trading Agriculture and Development Organisation
  • Foundation Women in Agriculture
  • CaFAN Suriname Farmers Groups
  • Agricultural Society of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Mt. St. George Farmers Association
  • Tobago Agricultural Society