August 2016

The Faculty of Food and Agriculture in partnership with REPSOL recently ended its first annual ADOPT (Agriculture Demonstration of Practices and Technologies) Secondary School competition. This competition was part of a larger project funded by the Research and Development Impact (RDI) Fund, which looks at improving the sustainability of the PA (Protected Agriculture) Industry through improving the contribution of PA produce to food security goals.

The prize for most enthusiastic school sponsored by LJ Williams went to Holy Cross College, Most Energy Efficient sponsored by Atlantic Trading distributed by their superhero SATCOTRON went to Mucurapo East and Five Rivers secondary schools who also won Most Recycled Materials sponsored by Dairy Dairy, Most Innovative Project sponsored by Atlantic Tradings was awarded to Five Rivers Secondary School for their project entitled Grey Water and finally, the Most Sustainable and Community-based Project went to Holy Cross Agriholics, sponsored by Dairy Dairy.

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UWI Calendar August 2016 - October 2016

Trinidad and Tobago Youth Convention
August 27
Centre of Excellence
A Alma Brasileira - The Brazilian Soul
September 7
Central Bank Auditorium
First Year Experience – for new students
UWI Life Support and UWI Life Student
September 1 and September 2
UWI, St. Augustine
September 15
UWI, St. Augustine
The Crux of Learning
September 23
Daaga Auditorium, UWI, St. Augustine
UWI SPEC International Half-Marathon
October 23
Sport and Physical Education Centre, St. Augustine Campus
Graduation 2016
October 20 to 22
UWI St. Augustine

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Also In This Issue

  Message from the Principal: The Seed Planted by Mr Manning
  Advancing the Williams-UWI Legacy
  Prime Minister Rowley visits The UWI Regional Headquarters
  Dept of Food Production partners with Ministry for Training
  ADOPT Nationals Secondary Schools Competition
  Leading the way on Renewable Energy Technology
  Back with a Bang: Team Tennis at The UWI
  Planting digital seeds
  Looking ahead to the Effect of Brexit on the Caribbean
  Cariforum’s intersection with Brexit
  Brexit and CARICOM
  Standing on the Shoulders of Giants in Gender
  The quest for the public’s health
  Calling the Youths of the Nation
  Healthy Soils = Healthy Lifestyles