Date: June 27-28, 2016
- A Producer-Buyer Platform meeting was be convened in Saint Lucia from 27th -28th June
- Receive and examine the experiences of the MASSY initiative as the basis for extracting good practices that can be converted into practical producer-buyer facilitation approaches-strategies for replication in other countries;
- Confirm and validate the commodities for which market (local, regional and export) opportunities currently exist and the core requirements to be met to enable producers to take advantage of same;
- Refine the mechanisms of the NVCFs and BDOs supported under C3 as a practical chain facilitation, industry development approach.
Thirty-one (31) from Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Saint Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Suriname, Jamaica and Grenada.