The Caribbean AgTech Virtual Summit was held October 5-7 , 2021.
This summit explored opportunities for agricultural technology companies in the Caribbean. The region’s agricultural industry is bolstering productivity, decreasing costs and mitigating the effects of climate change by adopting powered equipment and advanced technologies. This is a key part of the association’s broader plan to empower and increase the wealth of its farming communities, and a major platform in attracting international businesses.
The topics covered during the summit:
a. Expanding Agribusiness in the Caribbean through AgTech
b. Why the Caribbean for high-tech agriculture
Day 2: A review of the investment opportunities in key markers segments including root crops, agroprocessing and the fruit and vegetables industry, the honey industry, meat and fish products industries and medicinal herbs.
Day 3: A Roundtable- The Future of AgTech in the Caribbean. The panel of experts share their insights as they discuss the challenges of AgTech Expansion in the Caribbean and how to overcome them.