February 26, 2021

CRFM fast tracks protocol for climate change and disaster risk management in fisheries and aquaculture

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BELIZE CITY, BELIZE, Friday, 23 February 2018 (CRFM)—We know from the devastation wrought in the Caribbean last September by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, just how important it is for the region to step up its game in tackling climate change and the risks posed by natural disasters. The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) has recently […]

Fisheries Ministers from CRFM Member States meet Friday in Guyana

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Belize City, Thursday, 18 May 2017 (CRFM)—The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) will host the 11th Meeting of its Ministerial Council—the highest ranking decision-making body of the regional fisheries organization—starting at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, May 19, at the Pegasus Hotel in Georgetown, Guyana. Ministers who hold the portfolio for fisheries from the 17 Member […]

Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organisations looks to the future

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Port of Spain. September 7, 2016 – Leaders of the Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organisations (CNFO) met at a two-day performance and planning workshop to discuss and critically assess the CNFO’s performance since its formation almost 10 years ago. They were joined in this exercise by representatives from partner organisations the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism […]

Caribbean countries expanding share in US$130 billion global seafood market

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Belize City, Friday, 27 May 2016 (CRFM)—Caribbean economies are poised to benefit from a region-wide initiative to expand seafood market share, through the implementation of food safety measures to enable countries to get a bigger piece of the global pie, worth an estimated US$130 billion annually. Caribbean countries, including the Bahamas, Belize, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, […]

Caribbean Fisheries Forum meets to discuss emerging challenges

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Belize City, Wednesday, 6 April 2016 (CRFM)–Fisheries experts from across the Caribbean region are traveling to Guyana this week for the 14th Meeting of the Caribbean Fisheries Forum — the primary technical deliberative body of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM).  The Forum will be meeting in Georgetown on Thursday, 7 April and Friday, 8 […]

Aquaculture as Gateway to “Blue Economy” for CRFM States

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BELIZE CITY, Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (CRFM Secretariat)—Globally, aquaculture is a multi-billion-dollar industry, but the Caribbean has yet to tap into its true potential to expand marine and fresh water aquaculture. The good news is that a recently concluded study will provide the necessary foundation for a region-wide programme to harness more from the culture […]

Caribbean fisheries managers focus on innovation and cooperation at 12th Forum Meeting in Dominica

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BELIZE CITY, Tuesday, April 22, 2014 (CRFM)—In the face of new and emerging challenges—such as climate change adaptation and disaster risk management, and food and nutrition insecurity—Caribbean countries are strengthening collaborative effort which they hope would maximize their initiatives to further drive down poverty rates within fishing communities and improve food and nutrition security, while […]