Day: July 12, 2016

Betting on Corporate Social Responsibility to Build Caribbean Green Economies

Dr. Kalim U. Shah Principal Consultant, Valinor Research & Consulting Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, Research Associate, Lok Jack Graduate Business School, The University of the West Indies As Caribbean countries work to transition to green economies the role of the private sector is receiving increased scrutiny. The United Nations Environment Programme, for instance, defines a …

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Pomeroon, Guyana – Potential Coconut Producing Treasure Trove

The Pomeroon is an agricultural region, located along the banks of the Pomeroon River in northwest Guyana. This is a major coconut producing area for the country comprising small farmers. Over the years, the farmers have suffered from an unreliable market and prices for their dry coconuts were generally below their cost of production. Against …

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