Climate Change Adaptation in the Eastern Caribbean Fisheries Sector

Project Summary

To increase resilience and reduce vulnerability to climate change impacts in the eastern Caribbean fisheries sector, through introduction of adaptation measures in fisheries management and capacity building of fisherfolk and aquaculturists.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Special Climate Change Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Main Executing Partner(s): 1. Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Fisheries and Barbuda Affairs , Antigua and Barbuda2. Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Dominica3. Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Grenada 4. Department of Marine Resources of the Ministry of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Cooperatives, St Kitts And Nevis5. Department of Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Production, Fisheries, Co-operation and Rural Development, Saint Lucia6. Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Transformation, Forestry, Fisheries and Industry, St Vincent And The Grenadines7. Fisheries Division of Ministry of Land and Marine Resources, Trinidad and Tobago8. Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission (WECAFC)9. Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM)10. Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organizations (CNFO)11. University of the West Indies (UWI)12. CARIBSAVE partnership13. The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,460,000 USD
Co-financing Total
37,542,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
518,700 USD
Total Cost 43,152,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
02 Jan 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
05 Feb 2014
Concept Approved
03 Mar 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
21 Jan 2016
Project closed