All sectors essential to cut CARICOM’s food import bill − President Ali

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(Department of Public Information Press Release) The Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) passionate efforts towards reducing its US$5 billion food import bill by 2025 must see the full involvement of every sector across Member States.

The overarching strategy, which was developed to cut the region’s huge food expense, must also incorporate all the stakeholders, including farmers, the private sector, women and the youth within the region.

President, Dr Irfaan Ali said the aim is to reshape the way the future generation thinks about food in the region.

He was speaking during the opening of the recent Agri-Investment Forum and Expo II in Port- of -Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.

The Guyanese Leader said the approach used to promote the production system must be taken within a global context.

Read more at: Department of Public Information

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