Eastern Caribbean fisherfolk and fisheries administrators introduced to new early warning system

ICT4Fisheries facilitator Kyle Defreitas helps St Vincent and the Grenadines fishers navigate the FEWER on their smartphones during the training workshop held on Thursday, March 8 at the Fisheries Division, Kingstown, St Vincent.

(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – More than 30 male and female fishers from St Vincent and the Grenadines were introduced to a new Fisheries Early Warning and Emergency Response (FEWER) System at a workshop held at the Fisheries Division in St Vincent and the Grenadines on March 8.

Using an application for mobile phones, fishers are able to receive early warnings of risky weather and sea conditions and are able to share their information about local conditions and missing persons under FEWER. Besides training in the use of FEWER, participants also received valuable tips…

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