IICA Climate Smart Competition Launched


IICA climate smart competition launched

The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Tuesday announced that it has launched a competition that seeks to identify successful cases of climate-smart practices in the Eastern Caribbean.

It said the “Climate Smart Agriculture: Stories from Farmers in the Eastern Caribbean States,” is open to organizations in Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

IICA said that participating stories must demonstrate their contribution to the three objectives of climate-smart agriculture: increasing productivity and food security, fostering processes for adapting to climate change, and reducing agriculture’s greenhouse gas emissions.

“Entries should focus on the resilience aspect of their stories and should document the benefits of increasing the productivity of agricultural systems and of mitigating gas emissions.

“The objective of this competition is to document and disseminate success stories, particularly those at the farm level, which have the potential of being…

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