People October 1, 2016 | 11:52 am

Course teaches how to manage the Caribbean’s protected marine areas

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.- As part of the XIIedition of the Regional Training Trainers Course to manage protected marine areasin the Caribbean, environmentalists from eight Latin American countries andBelize were taught to value the ecosystems’ diversity for the economy andsociety.

The course, with the support of the UN Program for theCaribbean Environment Program (UNEP-CEP), is funded by the Directorate Generalfor Development and Cooperation of the Italian Foreign Ministry, and is anintegral part of the activities of CaMPAM Network and Forum of UNEP-CEP insupport of the SPAW Protocol of the Cartagena Convention.

The program is developed in compliance with regionalcommitments to develop skills that strengthen knowledge and analysis to manage theCaribbean’s marine protected areas.

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