Media Advisory: Launch – I Am Agriculture; Youth in Agriculture Campaign


In recognition of the important role youth must play in the achievement of food security in the Region, the CARICOM Secretariat, in partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme, will launch the ‘I AM Agriculture: Youth in Agriculture’ social media campaign on Friday, 28 October 2022.

Young farmers will make presentations during the hour-long event which CARICOM Secretary-General, Dr. Carla Barnett will launch. The event will also feature remarks by Mr. Regis Chapman, Representative and Country Director of the United Nations World Food Programme; Mr. Joseph Cox, CARICOM Assistant Secretary-General, Directorate of Economic Integration Innovation and Development (EIID); and Amb. David Prendergast, Director, Sectoral Programmes, EIID.

Representatives of the media are invited to cover the following:

EVENT: Virtual Launch, I Am Agriculture: Youth in Agriculture Social Media Campaign

DATE: 28 October 2022

TIME: 2pm

You may join the event via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 949 3640 1383

Passcode: 162652

The event will be livestreamed also on:




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