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INVEST CARIBBEAN 2013
Harvesting Opportunities in the Agribusiness Value Chain:
Food, Fish, Fuel, Farma
The 15th Annual Caribbean American Business Dialogue
The objective of the Invest Caribbean Business Dialogue on Harvesting Opportunities in the Agribusiness Value Chain is to explore emerging trade and investment opportunities in the agribusiness sector in the Caribbean; as well as to discuss challenges to creating sustainable and profitable partnerships along all segments of the value chain.
The Conference brings together program managers, policy makers, and members of the private sector to engage in open and frank exchange aimed at optimizing sustainable profits in the sector. The program will begin with an overview of the current environment for the agribusiness sector, including a look at the implications of the Haitian recovery needs.
The Conference held in roundtable dialogue format will include a discussion on emerging opportunities in the region in the agribusiness sector, with a focus on niche market foods, fisheries (aquaculture & mariculture), biofuel (renewable energy) and pharmaceuticals (biotechnology based on herbs and wellness products). The Dialogue will also provide a platform for the discussion of issues in investing in the region, with a focus on small businesses. Finally it will provide an update on access to financing these sectors in the Caribbean.