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Market Access and Quality Management for Community Poultry Farmers in the Bahamas


  • Small scale farmers on New Providence;
  • Small scale farmers in other Family islands;
  • The Bahamas Development Bank;
  • The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI)
  • Business communities


  • Services providers;
  • Women and youth


Delegation of the European Union in the Bahamas/Jamaica


This project aims to support market access and quality management for the sustainable expansion of the Community Poultry Programme and the beneficial integration of this agro-industry into the national and regional economy and, thereby, contributing to sustainable economic development and poverty reduction in The Bahamas

Two-fold purposes: To develop an agri-business model to modernise poultry farming in the Bahamas and ensure productivity and trade expansion; To provide technical assistance in developing quality management, standards compliance and labelling.

Two-fold project outputs:

  • An agri-business model adapted to the unique geography of The Bahamas including an execution plan, manual and roadmap on labelling for local and imported products;
  • Technical assistance to poultry farmers on quality management.

Intervention areas:

  • Agri-business model;
  • Quality management and labelling;
  • Competitiveness;
  • Regional trade expansion;
  • Capacity building on sustainable agriculture.



Purpose 1: To develop an agri-business model to modernise poultry farming and ensure sustainability of productivity and trade expansion

An agri-business model adapted to the geography of The Bahamas for small scale producers including an execution plan, manual, roadmap with recommendations on labelling standards.

Purpose 2: Provide technical assistance to poultry farmers to develop quality management standards compliance and labelling to ensure productivity and trade expansion

Poultry farmers are trained in the life cycle of the product in compliance with SPS practices and quality standards and labelling requirements.

Programme funded by European Union at the request of the Organisation of African Caribbean and Pacific States - Implemented by AESA CONSORTIUM