EVENTS

Upcoming Events

 

32nd West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference

6th – 11th August, 2017
Ramada Georgetown Princess Hotel
Georgetown, Guyana

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Previous Events

The table below is a list of the Caribbean Agro-Economic Society's Conference since conception. . . . . . . .

 

Conference No. Conference Theme Venue Year

1st

Economic Development,  Marketing

Trinidad

1966

2nd

Root Crops, Banana, Land Use Planning

Trinidad

1967

3rd

Agricultural Development and Planning in the Caribbean

U.W.I. Mona, Jamaica

1968

4th

Diversification in West Indian Agriculture

U.W.I Cave Hill, Barbados

1969

5th

The Prospect for Developing Agriculture in the Small Caribbean Commonwealth Territories

Roseau,  Dominica

1970

6th

The Role of Marketing in Caribbean Agricultural Development

Georgetown,  Guyana

1971

7th

Financing,  Agricultural  Development

Grand Anse, Grenada

1972

8th

  1. The Impact of Britain’s Entry into the European Economic Community on Caribbean Economies

  2. The Scope and Progress of Rationalization in Caribbean  Agriculture

Hilton Hotel, Trinidad and Tobago

1973

9th

The Relationship between Agriculture and Other Sectors with Particular Reference to the Competition for Resources in the Commonwealth Caribbean

New Kingston, Jamaica

1974

10th

Maximizing Regional Self  Sufficiency in Food in the  Commonwealth

Georgetown, Guyana

1975

11th

This conference departed from the nature of previous conferences and dealt with a Case Study Working  Document

Roseau,  Dominica

1976

12th

Implementing Food Production and Marketing Programs in a Developing Tourist Economy

St. John’s, Antigua

1977

13th

Focus on the Agricultural Sector of the Host Country

Basseterre, St. Kitts

1978

14th

Government Farm Programmes

Grenada

1979

15th

Food and Nutrition

Trinidad

1980

16th

Changing Perspectives in Caribbean Agriculture

Trinidad

1982

17th

Agribusiness – The Way Forward for Caribbean Agriculture

Trinidad

1984

18th

Incentives and Support Systems for Food Agriculture

Jamaica

1986

19th

Agricultural Diversification: Policies and Strategies

St. Kitts

1988

20th

Economic Development through the Revitalisation and Modernisation of Agriculture

Tobago

1990

21st

Sustainable Agriculture and Economic Development in the Caribbean

Belize

1992

Special One

Challenges to Achieving Sustainable Agricultural Development in the Caribbean (with AAAE)

USA

1993

Special Two

Advances in Tropical Agriculture in the 20th Century and Prospects for the 21st  (with Tropical Agriculture)

Trinidad

1994

22nd

Trade and Economic Liberalization‐Implications for Agriculture and the Environment in the Caribbean and Latin America

Barbados

1997

23rd

Focus on Trading Issues being faced by the Region

Bahamas

2000

24th

Agriculture, Trade and the Environment in the Caribbean and the Americas

Grenada

2002

25th

Agricultural, Natural Resources and Environmental Challenges under Emerging Trading Regimes

Suriname

2004

26th

Food safety and Value Added Production and the Marketing of Tropical Crops.

Puerto Rico

2006

27th

Improving Marketing and Sustaining Natural Resource Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean

Belize

2007

28th

Food Security, Investment Flows and Agricultural Development in the Caribbean

Barbados

2009

29th

Agribusiness as the Path to Sustainable Agricultural Development in the Caribbean

St. Vincent & the Grenadines

2011

30th

Agribusiness Essential For Food Security: Empowering Youth and Enhancing Quality Products

Trinidad

2013

31st

Mitigating Climate Change Effects to Ensure Food Security

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

2015