September 17, 2019

CANARI launches Caribbean Civil Society SDGs Knowledge Platform

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Port of Spain, August 05, 2019 – The Caribbean Civil Society Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Caribbean Civil Society Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Knowledge Platform  was officially unveiled on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at a formal launch event held by the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) in partnership with the European Union in Trinidad and Tobago […]

OECS to establish Green-Blue Economy Strategy and Action Plan with CANARI

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OECS-CANARI Joint Media Statement Thursday, July 25, 2019 — The OECS Green-Blue Economy Strategy and Action Plan –the first of its kind in the Caribbean and globally to combine green and blue economy strategies for sustainable development –will be advanced under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in June 2019 between the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) and the […]

Developing a Climate Change Policy for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to mainstream climate resilience

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Port of Spain, January 29, 2019 – Government, civil society and private sector stakeholders from various economic sectors in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines participated in the first national consultation on December 11, 2018 to develop a Climate Change Policy to mainstream climate resilience into the country’s development agenda. The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) […]

“Enhancing local awareness and advocacy for climate change adaptation in the fisheries of Anguilla and Montserrat”

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Enhancing local awareness and advocacy for climate change adaptation in the fisheries of Anguilla and Montserrat Port of Spain, January 11, 2019 – To enhance awareness and advocacy for climate change adaptation in the fisheries sectors of Anguilla and Montserrat, the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) has engaged fisherfolk, dive and tour operators and coastal […]

“People Managing Oceans” for economic development, livelihoods and well-being

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Port of Spain, December 17, 2018 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) has released a new publication entitled ‘People Managing Oceans’ developed by and for civil society, fisherfolk and community enterprises. It is a framework to guide their practical actions for a healthy marine environment in the Caribbean Sea and North Brazil Shelf to […]

‘A turtle is worth more alive than dead’

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By Nalisha Adams From Inter Press Agency NAIROBI, Nov 26 2018 (IPS) – On the north-eastern shores of Trinidad and Tobago, on the shoreline of Matura, more than 10,000 leatherback turtles climb the beaches to nest each year. But there the local community is keenly area of one thing: ‘a turtle alive is worth more […]

Local community enterprises are a pathway to a blue economy

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Port of Spain, November 26, 2018 – Local community enterprises are a powerful pathway to a blue economy that is inclusive and fair, environmentally sustainable and resilient. This was the message from a side event at the international Sustainable Blue Economy Conference held this week in Nairobi, Kenya by the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI).  […]

Eastern Caribbean transition to Green Economy rated as below average in newly released Green Economy Barometer 2018

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 — The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) in collaboration with the Green Economy Coalition (GEC) today released the Eastern Caribbean Green Economy Barometer 2018. A major finding from this ground-breaking document is that the traditional approach of a one-dimensional focus on development through a narrow profit or GDP only “bottom line” […]

Eastern Caribbean transition to Green Economy rated as below average in newly released Green Economy Barometer 2018

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Port of Spain, November 6, 2018 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) in collaboration with the Green Economy Coalition (GEC) today released the Eastern Caribbean Green Economy Barometer 2018. A major finding from this ground-breaking document is that the traditional approach of a one-dimensional focus on development through a narrow profit or GDP only […]

Guyana recognises SMEs as a key pathway in its transition to a Green State

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Port of Spain, October 25, 2018 – Caribbean governments are recognising the importance of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the transition to green-blue economies that are more environmentally sustainable, inclusive and resilient. Guyana has now outlined its bold plans for becoming a Green State by 2040. This was the focus of the recent “Green […]