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We met with Dr. Leighton Naraine Vice Principal and Science Lecturer at the college to discuss the innovative research he’s leading at CFBC. As the name suggests, the project makes use of a combination of a hydroponic system – a growing environment where plants are grown in water, and use […]

CFBC Hybrid Hydroponics-Agroponics Pilot Project


Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 12, 2014 (SKNIS): The Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC) is moving forward with its plans to implement its winning OAS project which spotlights non-traditional agricultural systems. The project, dubbed Provisions of Organic, Hydroponic, and Hybrid-System Growing for Caribbean Schools and Model for Local Caribbean Entrepreneurship, was […]

WINNING OAS PROJECT REACHES IMPLEMENTATION STAGE


PRESS RELEASE 12th April 2012 By Ambassador Irwin LaRocque (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Based on the history of frequency of hazard impacts and related social and economic losses, Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the most disaster-prone regions in the world. Understandably, then, the subject of […]

Resolve and Resilience in the Face of Risk



By Patricia Watson Lorna Golding, wife of Prime Minister Bruce Golding was among thirty First Ladies from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean who gathered at a special event in New York to mobilize support around achieving the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS’ (UNAIDS) vision of Zero new […]

Lorna Golding Addresses UN on The Elimination of New HIV ...


PRESS RELEASE The Commission predicts that FDI will rise by between 15% and 25% in 2011 compared with 2010, but points out that the region should implement policies focused on innovation in order to better absorb the benefits of investment flows. In 2010, Latin America and the Caribbean was the […]

LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN WAS THE REGION WITH THE ...