Omardath Maharaj | @agrieconomistt

As the world celebrates #worldfoodday with the theme "Change the future of #migration. Invest in #foodsecurity and #rural development", I urge you to consider the fact that for decades we have fed off of the fat and flesh of the ...
On hand with many artisans (including my mother) and service providers at the Port of Port of Spain this morning to welcome the #caribbeanPrincess.

Some ~24 cruise ships will be sailing to our country this cruise season perhaps as hurricanes ...
I love the #confidence that her make-up skills give me as a #father. โค ๐Ÿค #beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. If I could only groom her #skills for many years to come, I may ...
On behalf of the Tableland #pineapple #farmers Association, the Felicity Charlieville #fishing Association, #rural and coastal communities by extension, we join on this landmark occasion to send greetings and appreciation to the indigenous Amerindian population, now commonly referred to as ...
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley shares a view of the ground at the Piggot Corner Budget Talks (6/10/17) . . . because I respect the blood, sweat and tears that is #food production in Trinidad and Tobago, I would never ...
I can't decide if I need a #hug, an extra large cup of #mocha โ˜•, some shots of #local jamun #wine or 2 weeks of #sleep ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ˜ช. . . Not sure what's her problem? ๐Ÿ˜‚
I had the privilege to attend the CARICOM Science Awards and Banquet this evening. The sterile academic discussions were quite interesting, being among several #scholars from the region, and the fact that one of the awardees (in the medical field) ...
*_1 year ago_* . . .Omardath Maharaj - Agricultural Economistย says the Minister of Finance missed an #opportunity to educate the population on food and #nutrition at the level of the household and the importance of growing #local #food.

However, Minister ...
Why waste even more money, time, mental health, and the environment by being stuck in traffic? Plant your #homegarden or a tree and #eatlocaltt for free ๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒฑ
๐Ÿ˜ฅ๐Ÿ˜ฅ๐Ÿ˜ฅ What about #local forage as compared to imported concentrates? The State farm should be the leader in lessening the dependence on imported inputs . . . ========= Starving Livestock Drops Dead
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

Caretakers at the Centeno ...
. . . They could keep the foreign exchange. I will #eatlocaltt for spite! ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ’š
Part of my #advocacy over the years involved a partnership with theย Tableland #pineapple #farmers Associationย and other stakeholders to document a "Strategic Development Plan for the Moruga/Tableland Constituency" in 2015. Using an asset-based approach to #sustainable livelihoods and considerable consultation, the ...
. . . I suppose the message is that nothing happens before its time. Stay blessed #trinidadandtobago. โ˜˜๐Ÿ’š
In case you needed to hear it . . . again . . .
#flashback to the 2016/2017 Fiscal #budget. My thoughts remain the same with an increased sense of urgency given the current economic hardships -ย https://youtu.be/i9BArR_FNyk
#blessings on #sunday.
What a week that was and a week that is to come #budget2017.
Teasing about food prices at the market all morning, picking up some of my #eatlocaltt favourites ๐Ÿ’š, networking with the men and women who ...
A little #sunshine on a #cloudy day ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒฆ #omellette #mushroom #mozarella
#shhhh. . . Doh tell mammy #hot #chocolate โ˜•๐Ÿ’š
. . . Not much people may know of my experiences of political discrimination and victimization in this country. It is only because of seeking to give a voice to the voiceless; to raise their issues on the national development ...
This was my presentation to the UWI's Conference on the #economy (COTE) 2016 and still applicable today as The Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Dr Keith Rowley hosts "Spotlight on T&T's Financial Circumstances: The Road Ahead". ...
Dedicated this morning to engaging my students reading courses in '#agriculture in the #economy' and 'Project Appraisal & Implementation' to listen to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley The Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago and the invited ...
Within minutes, the #sky changed completely. ๐Ÿ˜ฒ
Listening to a discourse this evening on Bhagawan Babaโ€™s teachings based on the five most important human values of Sathya (#truth), Dharma (Right #conduct), Shanti (#peace), Prema (#love) and Ahimsa (Non-#violence). Symbolizing #victory of #positivity over negativity, Navratri literally means ...
Personal commitments to eating #local #food and stopping or limiting the consumption of imported foods have created awareness and sparked others to follow. It's learning by doing.
Mixed local mangrove #crabs and imported rock crab claws under the same treatment ...
#mood #mocha ๐Ÿ‘ need a little #rain ๐Ÿ˜”๐ŸŒง
In the circumstances, there are countries around the world today that probably do not have "#food for thought". Give thanks with a grateful heart. Stay #blessed #trinidadandtobago. We are never too old to learn.

#republicday
In terms of #food, a #positive thought perhaps based on their #culture, #cuisine, and income levels is that their dietary habits may spur an increase in demand and uptake of previously under-utilized and low preference foods โ€“ not only because ...
Happy that you found my post #blippi @blippiofficial ๐Ÿ˜Ž Our girls love your #youtube channel and presentations. ๐Ÿ’ฏโœ”๐Ÿ‘Œ Of course, we are outside of the #usa so they crave all the fun parks etc ๐Ÿ˜„ but we improvise.

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