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IDB Executive Members visit TCF Project

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On May 28th, The Cropper Foundation’s project ‘Making Agriculture Profitable and Sustainable’ (MAPS) was showcased for the visit of members of the Inter-American Development Bank’s Executive Board to Trinidad and Tobago. We were hosted at the NAMDEVCO Packinghouse, our partners in the project, where the processing of crops under the project will happen later in 2019. Also meeting with the IADB…

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Policy needs people to come alive

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For World Environment Day 2019, The Cropper Foundation and its Civil Society Partners under the EU-funded Action ‘CSOs for Good Environmental Governance’ contributed to a Trinidad and Tobago public education supplement, bring light to the issues faced by communities and CSOs across Trinidad and Tobago. Read the full article here.

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Farmers’ Workshop – IDB MAPS

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The Foundation, together with partners NAMDEVCO, IICA, CARIRI and the Chemistry, Food and Drug Division of the Ministry of Health, hosted a training workshop on the responsible use of agricultural chemicals, for farmers interested in participating in the MAPS project, on May 29th, 2019. The one (1) day training focused on topics pertinent to project including: Selection of chemicals and…

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Fundraiser event for the Writers’ Workshop

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With 9 Adult workshops and 5 teenage workshops, the Cropper Foundation Residential Workshop for Caribbean Emerging Writers, has become one of the landmark events in Caribbean Literature. To celebrate this success, and raise funds to support its continuation, The Cropper Foundation hosted a fund-raising event with readings from celebrated alumni including Barbra Jenkins and Desiree Seebaran, a Cropper Conversation between…

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