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❈ Upcoming Projects 


The FOOD PRODUCTION IN MOTION project- "Reducing Food Insecurity in Trinidad and Tobago, one Community at a time" 

Project's overarching goal- This project seeks to establish climate-smart, self-sustaining urban cluster gardens in major communities throughout Trinidad and Tobago


  1. Building capacity so that at least 400 persons (adults and youth) have improved knowledge and practical skill sets to grow produce via "healthier and more sustainable techniques" .
  2. Facilitating production and monthly sale of this produce at competitive prices to the community.

Tentative project duration: January 2020 - December 2020 [servicing the Malabar/ Arima community district]. 

Major Stakeholder(s)

  • The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP)
  • The Ministry of Agriculture Land and Fisheries
  • The Ministry of Education
  • AquaVege Ltd.- youth vocational training
  • Malabar/ Arima Non-Government Organization (MANGO)- NGO

  • Caribbean Fashion and Arts Feature Festival (CFAFF)- NGO

  • Environmental and Social Consultative Association (ESCA)- NGO

  • Upper Malabar Phase IV Community Centre & Malabar R.C. Primary

  • Carapo Community Centre with Carapo R.C. Primary 

  • Pinto/Santa Rosa Community Centre with Santa Rosa Government Primary 

  • La Horquetta Community Centre

Specific achievements to date [surveying Only]: Surveyed feedback received from 114 persons in the Arima district during August 2018- September 2018 was used to tailor details of the "Food Production in Motion" project design.

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