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By Kamau Joseph (@kamauj_868) In a time riddled with uncertainty, how governmen...read more The main revenue earner and driver of economic growth -the energy sector- has cr...read more To understand how effective countries are in fostering private sector growth and...read more

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Coconut the New Sexy: Anglophone Caribbean awakens to exploit new market and tourism opportunities

“Sales of coconut water is slated to grow from US$1.36 billion market in 2014 to US$4 billion in 2019. Leading global brand manufacturers such as the Coca Cola Co., Pepsi Co. and Red Bull GmbH, as well as niche players such as Vita Coco have driven product a...

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Biomass Gasification: An Option to Reduce Energy Costs in Rice Milling

Photo courtesy Mark Wenner. View of Rice husk intake into top of gasifier by Luis Miguel Aparicio and Mark Wenner   Many agroprocessing activities require significant amounts of energy to produce the food and beverages we consume.  In the case of rice millin...

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DATA: THE KEY TO GENDERED TRANSPORT IN GUYANA

Female passengers using public transportation in central Georgetown, Guyana. Photo author Nigel Dur...

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Agricultural Policies in the Caribbean

Streetside Market in Lelydorp, Suriname. Photo Author Rachel Boyce The Producer Support Estimate (PS...

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The Rupununi Innovation Fund – helping small enterprises in Guyana’s Rupununi

Emily sharing some of her produce. Photo Author Filippo Berardi   Meet Emily and her husband M...

A Road Through the Kingdom of the Jaguar

      It’s 4 a.m. and I’m sitting in the front seat of a Toyota Hiace passenger ...

Are you listening?

  Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, User, WFinch  I’m sure most of us heard this questio...

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Getting on the grid

  Sitting down for dinner last night with a group of colleagues, I took out my cell phone and p...

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What do you mean by “Caribbean” anyway?

Ironically, while thoroughly entertaining myself elbow-deep in Guyanese pepper-pot, I received a wo...

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Much More than a Mosquito Bite

Did you know that as of 2005, nearly a quarter of residents of the capital region of Guyana were at...