Community Aquaponic Systems in Jamaica

Our team at INMED Caribbean is hard at work installing the first two of five community aquaponics systems in Clarendon, Jamaica. INMED is partnering with the national Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation to strengthen food security and economic development in this region hard hit by climate-change events, including floods, landslides, droughts and wildfires. https://inmedcaribbean.org.… Read the rest...

Spore Magazine features INMED

If you care about the future of agriculture, be sure to read this thorough and insightful article in Spore Magazine on innovative financial approaches to helping smallholder producers increase their climate-change resilience. Writer Helen Castell features INMED’s Increasing Access to Climate-Smart Agriculture program in Jamaica as an example of a blended financing and risk-sharing approach that’s helping smallholder farmers and emerging entrepreneurs launch aquaponics enterprises for income generation, food security and climate-change adaptation. Click here to read the story.

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World Water Day

Today is #WorldWaterDay! We’re celebrating by expanding #INMEDAquaponics in drought regions around the world. Aquaponics consumes up to 90% less water than traditional farming and protects the watershed by using no chemical fertilizers or pesticides. It’s environmentally friendly and scalable to urban and rural environments. We’re also using aquaponics to empower women, individuals with disabilities, subsistence farmers and children in distressed communities.

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