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National Fisheries Code on the Way

A national code of conduct is underway for fisheries in Barbados. This is according to Postdoctoral Research Associate at The UWI Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES) Dr. Shelly-Ann Cox as she addressed participants during a two-day training workshop for fisherfolk and other representatives of the fisheries sector, focusing on an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF...
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Sharper Focus on Gender Roles In Fishing

The UWI Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES) continues to raise awareness of the need for gender mainstreaming in the Barbados fisheries sector. This was one of the components of the Ecosystems Approach to Fisheries (EAF) workshop conducted by CERMES this week. Facilitator Dr Lisa Soares explained that this is a much-needed area of focus, as gender in fisheries ma...
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The UWI continues to provide Critical Health Research

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of surveillance and case reporting in the management of diseases. The Barbados National Registry for Non-communicable Diseases has been conducting surveillance for heart attacks, strokes and cancer on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Wellness for over 10 years. This registry is managed by the George Alleyne Chronic Disease Research Centre, a ...
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