Chocolate for Valentine’s Day?

We all know the type of cravings chocolate bestows upon us, the indescribable taste it exudes and the feelings it evokes.  Chocolate was, and still is, considered to be the food of the Gods. The ancient Aztecs reserved it for the royalty.  ‘So we are all royalty when we eat chocolate!’ Chocolate in its purest…

Idea 2 Innovation (i2i) Programme

The Ministry of Planning and Sustainable Developmentthrough its established Council for Competitiveness and Innovation (CCI) developed the “Idea 2 Innovation” (i2i) programme which gives an opportunity to innovators and inventors to submit proposals for innovative projects and creative initiatives for which the CCI would provide funding.   CARIRI was chosen as the Technical Executing Agency…

Food Safety for Christmas

 “Food Safety for Christmas? Nah man, the food always good. I never got stomach problems; in fact I have an iron belly. Why waste  my time washing my hands when I could be eating? Who say we have to eat turkey  as soon as it cook and cut up the leftovers an put in the…

Food Safety

CARIRI’s Caribbean Food Safety Centre (CFSC) has a proven track record in improving food safety in the Caribbean.  As a result, we were given the responsibility of two major projects funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB),involving work with food vendors and micro-processors. Food Safety Project – Tobago The first project –  “Improving Food Safety…

CARIRI hosts Solar & Wind Energy Workshop

On November 30, 2017 CARIRI hosted a workshop, the Theme of which was “Practical Applications of Solar & Wind Energy in the Energy Efficiency Matrix”. This workshop was a follow up to an Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Forum held on July 20 2017. These initiatives form an integral part of CARIRI’s thrust to build capacity and…

Caribbean Climate Innovation Center

The Caribbean Climate Innovation Center – Saving the Environment The ENSOCIO-LA project, which is responsible for the creation of the Caribbean Climate Innovation Center (CCIC), is funded by the European Commission to support networking, information exchange and uptake of research results from projects in the environmental field in the European Union (EU) and Latin America…