West-MidWest Nomination Guidelines

Nominees for the West/Mid-West Region will need to email the following items to nominations@callingalljamaicans.org: A photo Brief bio (up to 500 words) indicating their background and interest in the Diaspora Advisory Board role. A list of references Applications and accompanying documentation must be submitted no later than May 14, 2017 to be eligible for consideration. The…

US Regional Map

Northeast Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, District Of Columbia Virginia. South Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. West & Mid-West Mid-West – Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North…

Agriculture Task Force Update – Feb 2016

Dear Foreign Farmers! For those of you who missed our previous meeting, meeting notes are available below. Thanks to our presenters: Senator Norman Grant from the Jamaica Agricultural Society (http://jas.gov.jm/) Nicola Shirley Phillips from Source Farms (http://thesourcefarm.com/) and  Neil from Farm Up Jamaica (http://farmupjamaica.org/) Our 2016 projects are moving along! To summarize, here is a list of…

Diaspora Agriculture Task Force Objectives

The Diaspora Agriculture Task Force will focus on the following objectives. Support the profitability and economic viability of the Jamaican Farmer Professional Development targeted to Local and Export Market Readiness and moving beyond subsistence farming. Expanding the Export Market. Key Projects: A Jamaica Diaspora Agriculture Summit and Farmers Clinic/Resource fair preceding Denbigh in July of 2016.…