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Lessons Learned: Farmers and Financers

Why Farmers?

As Farm Credibly, we are focused on solving global problems but also problems that are widespread in the Caribbean. Agriculture is intertwined in the history of most Caribbean countries, and globally over 1 billion people are employed in agriculture, representing 1 in 3 of all workers (source: http://www.fao.org/3/i2490e/i2490e01b.pdf). This is a sizable market. After interviewing more than 120 different farmers, two common challenges are very pronounced for most farmers: 

Branson Centre Workshop on Measuring Impact

Yesterday, Farm Credibly led a workshop for the current cohort of Branson Centre entreprenurs. 

Blockchain is like a group text message

Samson Williams gave a seminar at UWI in August 2019 thanks to Farm Credibly and XLabs Jamaica. He does a good job of explaining how blockchain works like a group text message which is a concept most of us can relate to.

 

CTA invitation to Paramaribo, Suriname for the NAO & RAO meeting

How many people know about the Cotonou Partnership Agreement between the EU and African, Caribbean and Pacific countries?

Jamaica Stock Exchange Plans to List Security Tokens

Raise Capital through security token offerings (STOs)

 

Kingston, Jamaica / Toronto, Canada – April 3, 2019 The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) is proud to announce the execution of an historic Master Agreement with Blockstation, a leading Canadian FinTech company, becoming one of the first stock exchanges in the world to sign an agreement to enable live trading of digital assets and security tokens in a regulated and secured environment.