Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organisations

Name of Organisation: Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organisations

Type of Organisation: Regional

Location of Secretariat: Belize

Years in Operation: 1

Address of Secretariat: Princess Margaret Drive, Belize City, Belize

Telephone Number of Secretariat: (501) 223-4443 ext. 225

Email Address of Secretariat:

Vision of the Organisation: Primary, national and regional Fisherfolk organization with knowledgeable members collaborating to sustain fishing industries that are mainly owned and governed by Fisherfolk who enjoy a good quality of life achieved through the ecosystem based management of fisheries resources.

Mission of the Organisation: To improve the quality of life for Fisherfolk and develop a sustainable and profitable industry through networking, representation and capacity building.

Key programme areas of the Organisation: Sustainable Fisheries, Livelihoods and Climate Change.

Members of the Organisation: 17

List of current members:

  • Antigua and Barbuda Fishers Alliance
  • Bahamas Commercial Fishers Alliance
  • Barbados National Union of Fisherfolk Organizations
  • Belize Fishermen Cooperative Association
  • National Association of Fisherfolk Cooperative
  • St. John’s Fisherman Association
  • Jamaica Fishermen Cooperative Union Ltd.
  • National Fisherfolk Organization of St. Kitts and Nevis
  • St. Lucia Fisherfolk Cooperative Society Ltd.
  • Winsbert Harry
  • Vosserscollectief
  • Trinidad and Tobago United Fisherfolk

Caribbean Policy Development Centre

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) is a coalition of Caribbean non-governmental organizations.