67th GCFI Conference November 3-7, Barbados
The 67th Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) conference will be held in Barbados, from November 3-7, under the theme "Small Islands, big issues: applying fisheries and marine science to solve problems and create opportunities".
This conference will focus on applying fisheries and marine science to solve problems and create opportunities in SIDS and larger countries. The emphasis will be on practical, interdisciplinary and ecosystem-based approaches to science and how these can make a difference in both conservation and development. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Robert Pomeroy of the University of Connecticut and the WorldFish Center.
At this event, the session on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) will be hosted and organized by UNEP- CEP through SPAW and CaMPAM (which is a programme and network of SPAW). UNEP-CEP will also be sponsoring MPA managers and fisher folk from the region to attend.
For further information about this event, please visit the website.