June 6, 2017 – In San Salvador, El Salvador, from June 5 to 8, 2017, the Regional Workshop for the Elaboration of the Regional Standard of Traceability of Fishery Products is carried out, with the aim of harmonize and agree the procedures and design of a Regional Traceability Standard applied to fishery products to be subsequently submitted to the competent authorities for its approval and implementation.
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March 2, 2017 – Lobster fishing is simultaneously suspended in the countries from the System for Central American Integration (SICA) from March 1st to June 30th: Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador and Dominican Republic. In Belize, the closed season runs from February 15th to June 15th. During this period the Caribbean Spiny Lobster cannot be caught or commercialized. Continue reading “Regional closed season for the Caribbean Spiny Lobster”
March 1, 2017 – Three Regional Fisheries Bodies – CRFM, OSPESCA and WECAFC-FAO – met on the afternoon of the 28 February 2017 at the UN House in Barbados to discuss opportunities for enhanced collaboration related to important fisheries management topics identified under the 10-year politically approved CLME+ Strategic Action Programme (SAP). Continue reading “Meeting of Interim Coordination Mechanism for Sustainable Fisheries”
February 23, 2017 – Regional Workshop on sustainable spiny lobster fisheries
This morning a two-day workshop started in San José, Cosa Rica on the sustainability of Caribbean Spiny Lobster fisheries. The workshop marks the launch of “ECOLANGOSTA+” (2017-2019), a subproject of the UNDP/GEF CLME+ Project. The Central American Regional Fisheries Organization OSPESCA is responsible for the coordination of this subproject. Continue reading “Formal launch of the Ecolangosta+ Sub-project”
December 16, 2016 – The CLME+ sub-project “Towards an Ecosystem Approach to fisheries for the Caribbean spiny lobster” was officially launched last week in Managua, Nicaragua, during the extraordinary meeting of the Executive Committee from Sica Ospesca. Continue reading “Official launch of the spiny lobster CLME+ subproject”