Category: English-speaking Caribbean Sugar & Bananas Project

IUF E/S Caribbean Training: Internet and Trade Union Solidarity

Updated – 30 January 2007. Updated – 13 January 2007. Originally posted in October 2006. As a result of the ongoing work in the sugar sector of the English-speaking Caribbean, the IUF global sugar program and the sugar unions are developing an activity to build capacities within the unions to run solidarity campaigns, collect and …

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4th AWGT Conference Passes Resolution on IUF Global Sugar Program

The 4th World Conference of the IUF Agricultural Workers Trade Group (AWTG) met in Seville, Spain, from 11-13 December 2006. Among the works of the conference, the delegates passed a resolution on IUF Global Sugar Program, submitted by the Guyana Agricultural & General Workers Union (GAWU).

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UK: Meeting of Guyana and UK sugar unions: Nov. 2006.

On 20 November 2006 the sugar unions of Guyana and the UK, and the IUF sugar coordinator met in London. The meeting continued the solidarity links between the countries and the unions, and also reinforced the interregional work of the IUF sugar program. Find enclosed a short report on the meeting. The overseas visitors also …

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IUF English-Speaking Caribbean Sugar and Banana Meetings: 8-12 May 2006, Jamaica

Twenty-six delegates, representing eleven unions from eight English-speaking Caribbean countries, met in a series of regional activities during the week of 8-14 May in Kingston, Jamaica. The events were hosted by the IUF local affiliates, UAWU and BITU.

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Guyana: IUF, GAWU and NAACIE Symposium on Agriculture

On 28 September 2005, the IUF-affiliated unions in the sugar industry, GAWU and NAACIE, organised a symposium on agriculture and the development of Guyana, with participation of some 40 union leaders and speakers from different institutions and organisations concerned with agriculture, in particular cane and sugar. The unions and the IUF organised the symposium from …

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Women Sugar Workers in the English-speaking Caribbean

A discussion paper on the presence of women workers in the sugar sector of the English-speaking Caribbean, with information collected by IUF affiliated unions.

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English-speaking Caribbean Agriculture Project – 2005

Based on the experience gained in the sugar sector (since 1995) and the regional banana work, the IUF English-speaking Caribbean will develop a more comprehensive approach to the regional agriculture sector. Read a Summary of IUF Caribbean Agriculture Project 2005

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Trinidad: IUF/ATSGWTU Sugar Seminar, 2002.

Report on the IUF/ATSGWTU Sugar Seminar. Rienzi Complex, Cuova, 22 & 23 April 2002 by Jorge Chullén, IUF Sugar Sector. Download file

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Guyana: Sugar Seminars in Guyana – April 2002

Report on the IUF/GAWU/NAACIE Sugar Seminars in Georgetown, 15-16 April and Corentyne, Berbice, 17-19 April, 2002 by Jorge Chullén, IUF Sugar Sector. Download file.

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Belize: IUF/BWU Sugar Seminar, October 2001

Report on the IUF/Belize Workers’ Union Sugar Conference and an Evaluation by the BWU by Jorge Chullén, IUF Sugar Sector Consultant. 22 & 23 October 2001, Orange Walk Town, Belize. Download file.

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