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❈ Upcoming Projects 

[2019]


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

Objective(s):

  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: September 2019 - August 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 Government 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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