Fisherfolk Development

The National Fisher-folk Co-operative Limited in St. Vincent and the Grenadines hosted its final workshop this week, focused on Strengthening Caribbean Fisher-folk to participate in Governance.

The two-day forum was held on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Fisheries Division Conference Room.

Delivering remarks during the opening of the workshop, Senior Fisheries Officer, Chris Isaacs said he is pleased to see the strides made by Fisher-Folk across the country.

Technical Officer at the Caribbean Natural Resource Institute (CANARI), Melanie Andrews stressed that many of the Fisher-folk organizations in the region share common challenges and they are hoping to have these organizations network and share best practices.

The Programme was funded by the European Union and implemented by the Caribbean Natural Resource Institute (CANARI) in partnership with the Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), PANOS Caribbean, The Caribbean Network of Fisher-folk Organization (CNFO) and the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM).