30th West indies agricultural economic Conference, Conference Proceedings.




  • Dr. Carlisle Pemberton 2006- Present
  • Mr. Bruce Lauckner 2004 - 2006
  • Dr. Carlisle Pemberton 2000- 2004
  • Dr. Ranjit H. Singh 1997 - 2000
  • Dr. Carlisle Pemberton 1994 – 1997
  • Dr. Carlisle Pemberton 1990 – 1992
  • Dr. Ranjit H. Singh 1988 – 1990
  • Dr. Carlisle Pemberton 1984 – 1988
  • Dr. W. Smith 1982 - 1984
  • Dr. W. Smith 1980 - 1982
  • Dr. Basil Springer 1976-1980
  • Dr. Bernard Yankey 1974-1976


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Table of Contents


Remarks by the President of the Caribbean Agro-Economics Society

Summary of Deliberations on the 30th West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference

The Sir Arthur Lewis/Professor George Beckford Lecture

List of Reviewers of Proceedings

List of Executive Committee of the CAES (2011 – 2013)

Opening Ceremony

Contributed Papers

Arnold De Mondonca
Investigation of the Effects of Rainfall (Climate Change) on Pineapple Production in Essequibo Tri-Lakes Area
Carlisle A. Pemberton, Afiya De Sormeaux and Hazel Patterson-Andrews
The Volatility of the International Price and the Trinidad and Tobago Export Price of Cocoa
Erecia Hepburn
Investigating the Understanding, Interest and Options for Agri-tourism to Promote Food Security in The Bahamas
Monique Ferguson and Erecia Hepburn
An Assessment of the Extent to Which Farmers Use Modern Technology to Improve Crop Production Value Chains in The Bahamas
Hershael Ramesar, Neela Badrie, Mikhail Lutchmedial, Leann Nanan, Meera Maraj and Kristine Radgman
Investigating Shopper Awareness and Attitudes towards Genetically Modified Foods in Trinidad, West Indies
Julie-Ann Laudat
Challenges to the Development of Agro-processing Enterprises in Antigua and Barbuda
Lisa Harrynanan, Andrew Jacque and Brent Theophile
Advancing the Root Crop Industry in the English Speaking Caribbean
Mary E. Henry and Amanda Squitieri
Youth Awareness and Nutrition: Real Fruits and Vegetables = Real Results
Shamin Renwick
Prioritisation of Food Security by Decision Makers in The Caribbean, A Study of Three Caribbean Territories: Trinidad and Tobago, Belize and Barbados
Shomekhan Cargill, McCallton Demeritte, Colin Wright and Erecia Hepburn
Investigating the Level of Interest in the Implementation of Nanoscience as a Vehicle toward Enhancing Food Quality and Security in the Bahamian Agricultural Sector
Titus Mathurin, Sharon D. Hutchinson, Martin Franklin and Carlisle Pemberton
Economic Assessment of Community-Based Tourism Events in Saint Lucia: A Case Study Of Fish Fry Events In Anse-La-Raye

List of Abstracts

List of Participants

List of Sponsors

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