Published on February 18, 2014
CPGCA operates within a 50 Kilometer radius of Christiana 5 parishes 26 districts 4000 active members.
CPGCA MISSION STATEMENT To improve the life of the members, by utilizing their united funds and efforts for the better production, processing, and marketing of potatoes and/or any approved product on co-operative lines and to perform services in their interest in the most sustainable and economical way. : Registered March 23, 1959
CPGCA Community Renaissance Through Diversification & Technology Providing Sustainable Services enabling our members to make a profit
Calories produced per litre of water Corn Rice Wheat Potatoes
We need our own seeds to plant at the best time and saving foreign exchange
ANTI CANCER properties
MARKETING OUR FARMERS PRODUCE
WORK IN PROGRESS
Searching for New varieties : High yielding, Early maturing, High Dry matter, with tolerance to, Drought, Heat, Salt, Pests & Diseases.
ADDING VALUE from would be waste
WEAKNESSES 1.Working Capital Inaccessible 2. Lack of Irrigation 3. High cost of Energy 4.Inadequate Extension Services 5.No Agricultural Insurance 6.Lack of Mechanization 7.Primary Production no Value addition. 8. High Indebtedness 9.Need for Staff and Staff Training 10. No Transport and Refrigerated Transport
A Co-operatives success can lead to its Demise
The way forward RENEW THE HILLSIDES with Lumber, Lychee, Macadamia Nuts, Avocado and other fruit trees Protected & Soiless Agriculture Harvested rain water
THANK YOU • MOAF, RADA, SRC, MPDC, MPC, JEA, • JAMPRO, JBDC, DCFS, NUCS. JAS, JBS. NPCB. SDC. • CaFAN, CARDI, IICA. TTABA • ALL ACP, EU, FAO, ITC, CFC, CDE, CTA, USAID, CIDA. • All Other Individuals, Supporters and Sponsors