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Sub-regional Office for the Caribbean

FAO's Subregional Office for the Caribbean (SLC), founded in 1996, is located at the UN House in Barbados. Headed by a Subregional Representative (SRC) and staffed by a Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) and an Administrative Unit, the office is tasked with carrying out FAO's global mandate in the region by

  • putting available and accessible information within reach of all concerned satkeholders;
  • providing policy and strategic advice and sharing expertise;
  • providing a meeting place for nations;
  • bringing knowledge to the field, especially international best practices