Organisation Eastern Caribbean Trading Agriculture and Development Organisation - Suriname (ECTAD-SURINAME)
Country Suriname
Last update : 06/11/2018
Address Somariastraat 28 - Paramaribo , SOMARIASTRAAT 28 , Paramaribo  
Telephone +597 8888090
Mandate Capacity building (Education & Training )
Scope 3. National
Type Civil Society ('Not-for-Profit')
Summary ECTAD is a non governmental farmers organization with a focus on small farmers and farm families. ECTAD is assisting farmers in capacity building and export market linkages. ECTAD is cooperating with Partners as CARDI, COLE-ACP/PIP,IICA, FAO.
Description  ECTAD-SURINAME is part of ECTAD-CARIBBEAN. ECTAD CARIBBEAN was established in 1995. Chief Coordinator of ECTAD-CARIBBEAN is Mr. Jethro Greene based in St.Vincent and the Grenadines. Coordinator of ECTAD-SURINAME is Reinier Taus. ECTAD-Suriname was established in October 2014 under the name CaFAN-Suriname (Caribbean Farmers Network). CaFAN-Suriname was part of CaFAN-Caribbean which was established in 2002 and dissolved in 2018. From 2018 the CaFAN units in the Caribbean are operating as ECTAD units.

ECTAD is een niet winst gerichte/vrijwillige, niet Gouvernementele landbouwers organisatie voor de kleine landbouwer. De kleine landbouwers krijgen kosteloos ondersteuning in capaciteits ontwikkeling en export markten. ECTAD werkt samen met partners als CARDI,COLE-ACP/PIP, IICA, FAO.

ECTAD-SURINAME maakt deel uit van ECTAD-CARIBBEAN. De Coordinator van ECTAD-SURINAME is de heer Reinier Taus. De Hoofdcoordinator van ECTAD-CARIBBEAN is de heer Jethro Greene gezeteld in St. Vincent en de Grenadines. ECTAD-CARIBBEAN voert reeds 23 jaren activiteiten uit. ECTAD-SURINAME heft in Maart 2017 oogstkratten verdeeld aan landbouwers.
1.1 Socio- economic Sector (OECD) 311 Agriculture
1.2 Institutional dimension Organizational change & learning
1.4 Target group(s) 1. Local communities
2. SMEs/Private sector
2.2 Production Chain 1. Input Supply & Use
2. Production & Management
3. Pest & Disease Control
4. Harvesting
5. Storage
6. Processing
7. Marketing
8. Quality Control
7.1 Suriname-Districts Commewijne
Relation Organisation Country
Member of Network organisation details Food & Nutrition Security-Suriname netwerk Suriname
Role Activity ID Activity Country
Lead project details  project details Status breadfruit plants Suriname
Lead project details  project details Export of ramboetan from Suriname Suriname
Person Function(s) Country
person details Reinier Taus (FNS-Suriname, ECTAD-SURINAME) Coordinator Suriname
person details Mr. Risikesh Bhoelai (FNS-Suriname, ECTAD-SURINAME) (Staff) member Suriname
person details Ms. Gitana Plak (FNS-Suriname, ECTAD-SURINAME) (Staff) member Suriname