Sustainable strategies for a changing environment

 

Glenroy Ennis, B.Sc., M.Sc., is an Agricultural Economist and rural development specialist. He has more than 15 years working experience in agricultural business development, predominantly with sustainable and rural development programs for multiple international organizations. His applied experience includes strategic planning, policy formulation and analysis; proposal writing, project appraisal and management; feasibility studies and financial analyses, focusing primarily on tropical agricultural enterprises and rural development. He has a wealth of knowledge of tropical agriculture in the English and Spanish speaking Caribbean pertaining to crop, livestock, agro forestry and specialist production systems, as well as the micro and macroeconomic economic characteristics of the region. His work includes project in Canada developing employment and recruitment opportunities for individuals of diverse ethnicities and a study of the domestic crop sector in Jamaica where he assessed the connections of various stakeholders along the value chain. He spearheaded the agricultural component of a Strategic Environmental Assessment of the National Adaptation Strategy for the sugar sector in Trinidad and Tobago, commissioned by the European Union.