The 2-day Dialogue brings together professionals who will advance the SMART Islands Agenda and mobilize and activate new partnerships among civil society, the private and public sector for systems transformation. The Forum will explore policy options for improved system efficiencies; gain industry and business insights; identify investment partners; network and discover solutions to Food-Energy-Water Nexus challenges.
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The Invest Smart Caribbean Business Forum will be held on November 21-22 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 climate smart agribusiness ecosystem adn will include an exploration of the food-energy-water nexus.
The event will include a special focus on Disaster Recovery, Recpnstruction and Resilience as we;ll as “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."