Food Security Measurements and Indicators

ECCU-Opportunities and Investment Priorities

• Polices related to food security and poverty reduction • Synergies between agriculture and food security to prevent malnutrition and the rise of obesity • Investment in transformation of the agri-food sector by creating incentives and an enabling environment for business • Clustering of smallholders has proven successful in achieving economies of scale to enable growers to purchase cheaper production inputs and increase their bargaining power when selling produce • Investing in scientific research . A strong domestic research capability is essential to identify and adapt promising technologies to local conditions. • Strengthening public health capacity for early detection, traceability and quarantine services to prevent the entry, establishment, and spread of pests and diseases in plants and livestock.


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