Radio Programme

CCIC Accelerator Programme

Calling Farmers | September 8, 2016
Companies involved in sustainable agriculture are among those encouraged to apply for the Caribbean Climate Innovation Center’s (CCIC) Accelerator Programme.
Presenter: Anjuii James-Sawyers
Producer: Anjuii James-Sawyers
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Calling Farmers | October 14, 2019
National Taskforce appointed to monitor the rising threat of the tropical race 4 disease on the banana and plantain industry. Stay tuned to find out more on today’s edition of Calling Farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 11, 2019
Jamaica’s banana sector is performing well on the global market, with many Jamaicans including banana in their diet. But how critical is this industry to the agriculture and other sectors? Find out on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 10, 2019
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has implemented preventative measures to safeguard Jamaica’s banana and plantain industry against the Tropical Race 4 Disease (TR4). Portfolio Minister Audley Shaw says the banana industry has been monitoring the TR4 disease since its emergence in Asia in 1964 and is putting farmers on high alert as it is starting to spread.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 9, 2019
The ministry of agriculture is encouraging all farmers to plant more fruit trees on their farms. The ministry is targeting 3 million fruit trees across the island to expand the local agro processing sector. This in a bid to further grow the agro processing sector and take advantage of opportunities on the international market. We tell you all about the plans on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 8, 2019
The agriculture sector will receive a boost in investment in order to increase production and reduce imports which will benefit small farmers. Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw says this will be made possible by large companies that are getting involved in the sector with a greater push towards agro processing. Listen to find out more on today’s edition of Calling Farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 7, 2019
On today’s edition of Calling Farmers, the story of how Nancy Hilton Coleman transformed her love for pineapples into an agri business.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer