All about Fisheries

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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FAO warns climate change will significantly impact Caribbean fisheries

BRIDGETOWN - A new research report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) cautions that climate change is expected to significantly reduce fisheries globally by 2050, including in More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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IDB to support cassava production in Jamaica and small-scale fisheries in Honduras

MONTEGO BAY - President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, Luis Moreno, officially signed technical cooperation agreements to support two important projects in the region – one that will enhance More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
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Kingdom focuses on pelagic fishing

WILLEMSTAD - The waters surrounding the Caribbean islands of the Kingdom are going to be better monitored. There is a lack of effective management of resources in the waters surrounding the islands. There is now More...

Ayana interviewing fishers in Curaçao - courtesy Ayana E. Johnson
By Edition On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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New research shows fishermen, divers agree coral reefs need stronger management

 ​Broad support exists for new Caribbean ocean policies WASHINGTON, D.C., WILLEMSTAD - In their new paper Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and co-author Dr. Jeremy Jackson argue that the coral reef crisis has brought More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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Caribbean fights to protect high-value, declining species

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Threats from climate change, declining reefs, overfishing and possible loss of several commercial species are driving the rollout of new policy measures to keep Caribbean fisheries sustainable. Regional More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Curaçao given more time to take steps against illegal fishing

WILLEMSTAD - The European Commission (EC) has given Curaçao, together with Ghana and Korea an extra six months to improve their efforts to fight illegal fishing, after they had been warned in November that they More...