Reputable American Investor Seeks Guyanese & Trini Partners in Farming Venture
Santafeglobal, an American investment company with Caribbean roots and philanthropic background, is willing to partner with Caribbean and North American Farmers to enhance a broader productive and lucrative model of short crop farming. The investment company is owned by Caribbean Americans. It is primarily interested in Guyana, Trinidad, and Florida. It wants to help farmers succeed. It is willing to provide training and financial investment to farmers on how to increase yields and market value of their crops. It has the know how to guide farmers towards a long-term agricultural model and growth investment success of revenues. We offer a new approach to agriculture and professional management of earnings to grow income. The farming and investment model combines individual accountability with partnership. The investment company notes that currently Guyana has plenty of arable land for farming, a lot of sunlight, numerous farmers, and no shortage of fresh water. Yet there is scarcity of local produce resulting in ever increasing prices for basic food. Trinidad and Tobago exhibits similar characteristics as Guyana, and it also experienced the same problem. The gravity of the situation has caught the attention of Santafeglobal 2022 investment visionary model already engaging young to middle age enthusiastic farmers and making them successful, specifically from Trinidad and Guyana.
This small group of altruists from Santafeglobal and a few other Caribbean Americans are willing to partner with local farmers both in Guyana and Trinidad to increase food production. Our primary mission is to enhance the farmers capacity and skills in earning a healthy profit from their hard work. The goal is to bring the farmers back to their grass roots. It is noted there are enormous business opportunities in agribusiness and for job creation in the agricultural sector in Guyana and Trinidad, and obviously the rest of the Caribbean. It will provide the requisite training to turn farmers into successful business people The group in partnership will provide a creative opportunity for making agriculture more interesting and successful, easy to manage People will work for themselves while getting the infrastructure support from Santafeglobal. It is not new. It’s tried before by governments and small farmers and failed miserably creating the big conglomerates to bulldoze our land initiative and income. We at SANTAFEGLOBAL will provide some financing wherever applicable to upgrade current farms, provide high yield seedlings or seeds, providing and training modernize equipment and strategic placement in foreign export markets. It is a win win situation for farmers, with a state of the art vision in growing short cash crops
We noted that farmers tend to depend on government and wait for assistance for successful cultivation and harvesting. Nothing wrong in seeking help from the government, however, we aim to alter this mindset of dependence on government. We want to create independent farmers, who will have some control over the most reasonable price index We will empower, finance, and provide infrastructure to increase production among private farmers. It will also create the framework to attract the young and middle age people back to the farming industry, where our ancestors blood and sweat isn’t even dried.
We also noted that Guyanese equally as Trinidadian farmers are moving away from the land towards a more attractive oil industry where a consistent income is to be made. It is the Venezuela and Trinidad syndrome, where farming was almost totally neglected with the expectation that people will become wealthy from oil. And when it tanked, unemployment grew accompanied with extreme hardship and difficulties. It is true that we need the oil industry, but politics and short-sighted haphazard decisions make oil short lived in T&T. We also discovered not everyone can get into or directly benefit from oil related businesses. In Trinidad, farming was and continue to be devastated. And the TT oil industry has been largely annihilated. In Guyana, the overwhelming majority of the population is likely to be excluded from the oil industry. With this the public must not put all their hope on oil and gas. Regrettably, in T&T and Guyana, more and more rural people, experienced in farming, are moving to a more attractive urban landscape seeking work that is very scarce, work that will not dirty the hands and clothing. They don’t see much prospect in the future of agriculture because investment and support are all together missing. The result is less land is under cultivation with rising number of people looking for work in urban centers. This would result in disaster as was the case in Trinidad and Venezuela. Santafeglobal seeks to avoid this disaster from happening in Guyana – avoid the oil curse!
Warning, Farmers must not abandon their land. Several did so in Trinidad making the government the largest landlord. Farming is long term, and income from agriculture will be permanent whereas oil will run out, or revenue will be exported leaving the poor ever poorer as it happening in Trinidad And if oil prices collapse, and green energy become the forefront the oil industry will slow down sending workers on the bread line as in T&T. Agriculture will remain the bread basket providing permanent employment and revenues to farmers and paying taxes to the government. We want to reignite farmers genuine love for farming that is critical amidst growing food shortages worldwide. Farming to feed the country and region and where the diaspora lives. We are confident that farming will contribute to the country’s development agenda, especially in the current growing food shortage. farming will also contributed to a sound foreign exchange and heritage fund for the country.
Santafeglobal wants to take farmers back to the land. As partners, this group will have a different investment and farming plan than which traditional farmers may be accustomed with. Our motto is “Perform and Produce”! We will provide financing when and wherever applicable, introduce state of the art workable technology, and appropriate science to help farmers succeed. We will use innovative farming methods and provide new types of organic hybrid seeds and sustainable fertilizers, limestone, pesticides and insecticides There will be sustainable farming with emphasis on pest management, water control, designing of agriculture projects, soil testing, and remediation. New innovative technologies are already available that can help mitigate the effects of climate change and grow more food with less inputs and that will not lead to soil degradation. Our objective is to remove fear of farmers that they may fail and wipe out their investments. Our presence as partners is a back up to help the farmers succeed, should your crop destroyed due to inclement weather, Santafeglobal will compensate all of your losses through a special farmers insurance policy.We want farmers to focus on short cash crop cultivation, harvest within three to four months such as tomatoes, herbs, chives, cilantro, oregano, bandania or shadow beni, corn, sunflower, hot pepper, bell peppers, cucumbers, lettuce, bokchoi, poi bhajji, dasheen bush, pumpkin, melons, broccoli, cauliflower, etc, for local consumption and export market. The latter is where the foreign exchange and building wealth reaches the goal faster. We also feel that a portion of our farmers profit should be invested in prime real estate in North America. Real estate value has been expanding and it’s a safe way to invest for huge passive income, and a great return on investments.
Farmers will earn additional revenues in embracing the farming and investment proposal of the Santafeglobal initiative. We are currently buying small farms in South Florida, with the objective of training Trinidad and Guyanese farmers. You the farmer will be part owners of these short crop farms in Florida (partnership in 2022). As traditional farming becomes successful, our plan is to look into other innovative farming techniques like green-house hydroponics and aquaponics that involve the growing of plants without soil, nourishing the plants through specialized nutrients that are added to water. We are also looking towards fish farming especially prawns and other popular shell fish that have been in scarce supply and very expensive.We stress that it is only in a group partnership in farming that will provide the support and infrastructure to produce successful farmers. We want to grow this initiative as early as possible with between ten to twenty farmers who have at least five acres of productive land committed to cultivation, both in Trinidad and Guyana.
For further details contact Vishnu, North American partner, Colins our Guyana partner, and Laura and Jaikaran our Trinidad partners:Send inquiries to:Santafeglobal@Gmail.com
For all financial inquiries contact:
Robert Marc Siew: Santafeglobal@Gmail.com
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