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FST New Research Grant| Jamaican Women in Coffee (JAWiC)

Dr. Anne-Teresa Birthwright (PhD graduate) and Dr. Rose-Ann Smith (lecturer) from the Department of Geography and Geology have secured Research funding from the Canada Fund Local Initiative (CFLI) programme for the project, “Strengthening the capacity of women coffee farmers in Jamaica through Training” to be conducted through the Jamaican Women in Coffee (JAWiC) programme. The primary aim of the project is to increase the capacity of women coffee farmers through the provision of practical resources and hands-on training that will improve their coffee production and quality, manage the impact of climate change, as well as strengthen their participation within the coffee value chain. This project aligns with JAWiC’s mission of ensuring a sustainable and equitable future for women in Jamaica’s Coffee Industry.

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Published on 23 Sep, 2021

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