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50|50 : Critical Reflections in a Time of Uncertainty - Aug 23, 2012

    1.Roundtable- Transforming Agriculture in the 21st Century : From Poverty Alleviation to our Health and Wealth


    • Chair- Donovan Stanberry, Permanent Secretary- Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries ( MOAF)
    • Christopher Levy- Jamaica Broilers
    • Charles Clayton- Planning Institute of Jamaica
    • Senator Norman Grant- President Jamaica Agricultural Society

50|50 : Critical Reflections in a Time of Uncertainty - Aug 24, 2012

    2. Roundtable- : Raising Cane: Recycling Sweetness and Power


    • Chair- Donovan Stanberry, Permanent Secretary- Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries ( MOAF)
    • George Callaghan- Head , Sugar Transformation Unit
    • Vincent Morrison- Union Representative
    • Allan Rickards- Chairman - All Island Jamaica Cane Farmers Association

Panels

50|50 : Critical Reflections in a Time of Uncertainty - Aug 22, 2012


    1. Foresighting Food Security: Issues and Options


    • Chair – Derrick Deslandes
    • Zuleika Budhan(Min.of Agric.)- Food and Nutrition Security Policy
    • Michael Price- (Min. of Agric)- Food Availability
    • Sharmaine Edwards(Min. of Health) Nutrition and National Development: Have the Issues changed in 50 years?
    • Natalie J. Walthrust Jones - Contributing to Food Security and sustainability within the context of a globalised era: Women in the "Food" Sector in Barbados

    2. Rural development in Jamaica since Post Independence


    • Chair – Cavell Francis-Rhiney
    • Christine Hillary Taylor and Patricia Northover - The Changing Nature of Jamaica’s Rural Space: An Assessment of Rural Development in the Post Independence Epoch
    • Kamesha Turner - An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Strategic Growth Policies in Jamaica, with special reference to the local Agro-Processing Sector 2005-2010
    • Dianne Gordon - The Impact Of Government Expenditure On The Agriculture Sector In Jamaica: 1962 – 2010
    • Natalie J. Walthrust Jones - Rural Development in Jamaica since Independence: Challenges and Strategic Approaches for Future Development

For Abstracts and Bios please visit the SALASIS 50|50 Conference website

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