Grenada seeks to strengthen sustainable agro-tourism policies

A two-day Agro-Tourism Policy Setting Workshop was held in Grenada to promote sustainable use of local food by the tourism industry through strengthened inter-sectorial policies.

The workshop, entitled ‘Policy Setting for improved linkages between agriculture, trade and tourism: Strengthening the local agri-

food sector and promoting healthy food in agri-tourism”, was held on September 17 – 18.

It was organized by the IICA Grenada Delegation on behalf of the Government of Grenada, in collaboration with the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).

Amongst the 45 participants were government officials from agriculture, trade and tourism ministries, private sector, farmers, agro producers, chefs and employees from the hospitality sector, civil society and academia.