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Sustainable Management of Bycatch in Latin America and Caribbean Trawl Fisheries (REBYC-II LAC)

Enhanced management of bycatch and conservation of ‘blue forest’ habitats in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) bottom/shrimp trawl fisheries through effective public and private sector partnership and adoption of best practices that support sustainable livelihoods.


Caribbean Sea (LME)

Americas , Caribbean , Central America , SIDS (Americas) , South America , SIDS , Small island developing States

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General information
GEF ID 5304
Project type Full-Sized Project
Project Status IA Approved
Start Date 23 Mar 2015
End Date 30 Apr 2018
Project documents
Project Information
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area International Waters
GEF Allocation to project USD 5,800,000
Total Cost of the project: USD 22,862,500
Brazil , Colombia , Costa Rica , Mexico , Suriname , Trinidad and Tobago , - Regional

Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)