Connecting to the world market through regional value chains

Partnership opportunities in coconut value chain for the small caribbean economies

July 201687 pages Belize Dominica Dominican Republic Guyana Jamaica Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Suriname Trinidad and Tobago Latin America and Caribbean Agriculture Engaging the private sector Download as PDF (2.4 MB)
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This report presents the advantages of a regional approach and the opportunities of public-private collaboration in connecting the small Caribbean economies to the global market. 

Findings from this research will inform the strategy of a multi-year programme - Coconut Industry Development for the Caribbean - funded by the European Union and jointly implemented by the International Trade Center (ITC) and the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI). 

The report covers nine Caribbean countries: the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Guyana, Belize, Suriname, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and Dominica.