Implementation of the Convention
Measures Taken to Achieve the 2010 Target
There are several strategies in place to ensure conservation of biodiversity, including the Fisheries Management Plan and the Integrated Coastal Management Plan. The Area Development Plan and the Physical Development Plan both recommend that agricultural practices take into consideration environmental protection and sustainable use... More »
Initiatives in Protected Areas
To further protect its ecosystems, Barbados is currently preparing for accession to the Ramsar Convention, with the Graeme Hall Swamp slated to be the first designated site.
Initiatives for Article 8(j)
The Government provides financial and technical support for the strengthening and development of local fisherfolk organizations. It is the Government’s policy to consult Fishers in the decision making process.