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Sustainable Management of Bycatch in Latin America and Caribbean Trawl Fisheries (REBYC-II LAC)

Trinidad & Tobago

The government of Trinidad and Tobago acknowledges the need to ensure sustainable use of the existing fishery resources, and is currently reviewing the fisheries management policy and legislation (see also the section on General context above). As a small-island developing state (SIDS), coastal communities are dependent on the aquatic environment for their livelihood. Resource management needs to take place by engaging local fisherfolk in such initiatives.

REBYC-II LAC Pilot Sites: Orange Valley and Otaheite.

 

 

Recent news from Trinidad y Tobago

The Steering Committee of the REBYC-II LAC Project met on the 27th of February 2019, in Santa Marta, Colombia. During this event, a recount was made of the successes and challenges of the project. These have been recorded in the following video:  
11/03/2019
FAO is helping revolutionize fishing livelihoods in Latin America and the Caribbean. Supported by Global Environment Facility (GEF), the Sustainable Management of Bycatch in Latin America and Caribbean Trawl Fisheries (REBYC-II LAC) project seeks to reduce food loss and enhance food availability by improving the management and use of bycatch and...
08/06/2017