CAES 30th Conference Hyatt Trinidad and Award Ceremony 2013

The 30th West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference was held jointly with the 49th Annual Caribbean Food Crop Society (CFCS) Meeting (2013) of the CFCS and the Third International Conference on Postharvest and Quality Management of Horticultural Products of Interest in the Tropics of the International Society for Horticultural Society (ISHS), from 30th June – July 6th, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. The theme of the Conference was “Agribusiness Essential for Food Security: Empowering Youth and Enhancing Quality Products” and included the following subthemes:

  1. Risk and Food Security
  2. Overcoming Challenges to Food Security
  3. Investigating Developments in Agriculture and Agribusiness
  4. Advancing Agribusiness Development – Micro Perspectives
  5. Fisheries and Food Security
  6. Exploring Food Security – Production, Policy and Youth
  7. Analysing Producers, Consumers and Trade and
  8. Advancing Agribusiness Development – Micro and Macro Perspectives.