Caribbean fisheries ministers to consider climate change protocol at meeting in Barbados

Chairman of CRFM’s Ministerial Council, David Osborne, Minister of Agriculture, Trade, Lands, Housing and the Environment (MATLHE)

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CRFM) — Fisheries ministers from member states of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) are expected to deliberate upon a new protocol on climate change adaptation and disaster risk management in fisheries and aquaculture when they meet on Thursday in Bridgetown, Barbados.

The ministers have been invited to attend the eight special meeting of the CRFM Ministerial Council, the highest decision-making body of the CARICOM agency, guiding policy for the sector within member states. The ministerial meeting will be chaired by David Osborne, minister of agriculture, trade, lands, housing and the environment (MATLHE)…

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