ENABLING A SMART AGRIBUSINESS VALUE CHAIN
Food, F(ph)arma, Fisheries, Forestry and Fuel (bio)
Join the dialogue on Investment Opportunities in the Caribbean agrbusiness sector for entrepreneurs and investors. Agribusiness continues to be a driver for sustained growth. From coffee to cocoa sugar to marijuana to hemp. Get an update on opportunities across across the region.
Invited SPEAKERS include:
- Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)
- Caribbean Agricultural Research & Development Institute (CARDI)
- International Finance Corp
- Inter-American Development Bank
- US Department of State
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Join us November 15-16th, 2018 in Washington, DC
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find out how you can profit from US$Billion dollar opportunities in the Caribbean.
The Invest Caribbean Business Forum will be held on November 15-16, 2018 on Capitol Hill, the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB_ and the J.W.Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C. convened by the Institute of Caribbean Studies, will focus on emerging trade and investment opportunities in ethnic and speciality niche market foods, biofuel, farmaceuticals and fisheries under the theme, “Enabling a SMART Agribusiness Value Chain.”
The event will include, “Stories From The Field” , real-life scenarios and lessons learned shared by experts in the field to guide sustainable partnerships within the agribusiness sector.
The event brings together private sector stakeholders, farmers, and program managers for dialogue on priorities for increasing investments and trade opportunities in the region. The candid exchange also provides a platform for businesses large and small to obtain information on how to access and leverage financing within these sectors.
Conference Chair and ICS Board Member, Dr. Nsombi Jaja, who serves as the Managing Director at Quality Management Consultancy Co. Ltd., a leading provider of ISO 9000 services in the Caribbean, for the agribusiness sector in the Caribbean, through her work with key regional organizations and institutions promises. “ What is needed is more linkages - forward, backward and sideways -- value chain optimization, for there is still much more to be developed."