Caribbean Ambassadors and FAO Discuss Strategies for Agricultural Sustainability and Food Security

Embassy of The Bahamas, Brussels
Brussels, Belgium
20 February 2024

Press Release

Caribbean Ambassadors engage in discussions with FAO and regional officials to explore agricultural initiatives vital for ensuring food security in the region.

Ambassador H.E. Cheryl Bazard joins the Caribbean Group of Ambassadors in Brussels (CGAB) at a significant meeting held at the Jamaican Mission. The ambassadors were joined by Mr. Mario Lubetkin, Assistant Director General of the FAO and Regional Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean, and H.E. Saboto Caesar, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry & Labour of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, who currently presides over the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) as the Pro Tempore President.

With the Caribbean region facing challenges in ensuring food security, the CGAB and its partners emphasized the importance of collective efforts in addressing these challenges and charting a course towards a more resilient and food-secure future.

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