grenada country forum

launch of the

Last Mile Project

AUGUST 26, 2021 AT 10 am

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The Last Mile Project

The Last Mile Project purposed to bringing Agricultural service providers together, strategically collaborating with and providing adequate assistance to the Country Forum having similar goals of providing a platform for stakeholders to work together. These Stakeholders include farmers, the private & public sector, Non-Governmental Organisations and Community Based Organisations.

The overarching vision of CAEPNet is to provide Extension and Rural Advisory services that effectively contributes to sustainable agricultural and rural development in the Caribbean through vibrant innovation systems. Its mission is to facilitate knowledge sharing and capacity building of agriculture and rural advisory service providers and to foster an enabling policy and investment environment, contributing to sustainable rural development in the Caribbean.

Mission

The mission of CAEPNet is to facilitate knowledge sharing and capacity building of agriculture and rural advisory service providers and to foster an enabling policy and investment environment, contributing to sustainable rural development in the Caribbean. The provision of space for knowledge sharing and capacity building creates an environment that fosters leadership, knowledge and skill to mobilize Caribbean regional communities and policy makers.
This will result in vibrant, innovative rural advisory services and systems that contribute more actively to the optimization of the livelihoods of farmers, their families and other persons living in or depending on the rural milieu for quality and standard of living.

Vision

The vision of CAEPNet is to have Extension and Rural Advisory Services effectively contributing to sustainable agricultural and rural development inthe Caribbean through vibrant innovation systems.

Objectives

i)  To mobilize, organise and build the capacities of public/private Rural Advisory Service (RAS) providers (RASPs) to deliver effective, innovative services- linked to all actors in Agricultural Innovative System (AIS) - to smallholder farmers; and

ii)  To generate and contribute knowledge needed to promote scaling up of climate-resilient good practices to smallholder farmers and   for promoting favourable policies investments in Rural Advisory Service (RAS)

LMP in a Nutshell