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Food system transformation in the Caribbean: Priorities

• Data systems • Critical for informed decisions on policies, monitoring socio-economic outcomes, early warning sytsems • Climate resilience • Climate smart agriculture, diversification, irrigation facilities • Technology and applications • Agricultural productivity: R&D, advisory services • Digital technologies: traditional market failures, transactions costs, information, service delivery • Inclusive and efficient value chains • Collective action –linking smallholders with value chains, strengthen access to markets and market information, crowd in private investment – productive alliances model • Food safety and quality • Food quality and safety standards, agro-logistics, quality of farm inputs • Reduce food loss and waste • Post-harvest handling, storage facilities, agro-processing, links to modern retail and tourism sectors • Incentives • Repurpose policies and public support to align incentives for a sustainable and nutrition smart food system • Foundational element for productivity on-farm and along value chain, private investment

April 15, 2021


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