Developing Organizational Capacity for Ecosystem Stewardship and Livelihoods in Caribbean Small-Scale Fisheries (StewardFish)

Project Summary

: to support the implementation of strategies 1,2,3 and sub-strategies 1.4, 1.5, 2.7, 2.8, 3.7 of the Caribbean and North Brazil Shelf (CLME+) Strategic Action Plan (SAP) in Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) Member States by empowering fisherfolks throughout fisheries value chains, and to upkeep their engagement in resource management, decision-making and sustainable livelihoods, with strengthened institutional support at all levels

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Fisheries Division(s) of Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission (WECAFC); Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM); Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organizations (CNFO); University of the West Indies Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (UWI-CERMES)
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,776,484 USD
Co-financing Total
7,113,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
168,766 USD
Total Cost 8,939,484.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Jan 2017
Preparation Grant Approved
10 Jul 2017
Concept Approved
10 Jul 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
09 Jul 2017
Project closed