Policy setting for improved linkages between agriculture, trade and tourism: Strengthening the local Agrifood sector and promoting healthy food in Agritourism

 

 

Workshop organized by the Government of Suriname in collaboration with the Technical Centre Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)
Paramaribo, Suriname, 3-4 April 2019

 

Programme

Media
Agrotoerisme brengt toeristen in Suriname dichter bij de bron van hun voeding
Tsang: Toeristen brengen naar bron van hun voeding 


PROGRAMME

Day 1, Wednesday April 3, 2019

08:15 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:05 Opening Remarks
Ena Harvey,  IICA Representative of the Delegation in Barbados

09:05 – 09:10 Opening Remarks
His Excellency Soerdjan lekhram Minister of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries (LVV) (to be confirmed)

09:10 – 09:15 Speech
His Excellency Stephen Tsang, Minister of Commerce, Trade and Tourism

Moderator: Ena Harvey, IICA Representative of the Delegation in Barbados

09:15 – 10:45 SESSION 1 What do we know about opportunities to support Linkages between Agriculture, Health and Tourism

Ena Harvey, IICA Representative of the Delegation in Barbados

10:45 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK

Moderator: Ena Harvey

11:00 – 12:30 Suriname Context: Opportunities for Agritourism Development
– Ms. Lila Faridy, Deputy Director Tourism
-………………., , Ministry of Agriculture

12:30 – 13:15 LUNCH

13:15 – 14:45 SESSION 2 Identification of primary Areas for Development for Agribusiness and Agritourism
– Ms. Tania Lieuw A Soe, Entrepreneur in the Cassava sector
– Mr. Marchano Stuger, Director of Bio pine apple Suriname

14:45 – 15:00 FRUIT BREAK

15:00 16:45 Working Groups
Ena Harvey

16:45 Closing Day 1

Day 2, Thursday April 4, 2019

08:30 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:05 Opening

Moderator: Ena Harvey

09:05 – 10:45 SESSION 3 Promoting Agritourism through Value Addition, Value Chains and Safety standards

10:45 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK

Moderator: Ena Harvey, IICA Representative of the Delegation in Barbados

11:00 – 12:30 Opportunities in Food Tourism in Suriname, Chefs for Development: the link between agriculture & cuisine

Ena Harvey, IICA Representative of the Delegation in Barbados

12:30 – 13:15 LUNCH BREAK

13:15 – 14:45 Agritourism Policy Consideration and Priority Developments

14:45 – 15:00 FRUIT BREAK
Moderator: Ena Harvey

15:00 – 16:45 Group Presentation/Conclusion

16:45 – 17:00 Closing,
Ms. Faridy Lila Deputy Director Tourism