Sustainable Fisheries Apprenticeship Initiative
EDF Oceans Program
The internship focuses on developing a fishers' apprenticeship program for Belize's national sustainable fisheries reform. It includes conducting literature review of similar programs, curriculums, manuals and tools used in the region for small-scale fisheries. Resposbibilities also include conducting a planning workshop with Belize’s Managed Access Technical Team to align the program with the country’s broader fisheries management framework, as well al conducting brainstorming session with fisher committees, associations and cooperatives on the structure of the program. A core deviverable, supervised by Nicanor Requena (EDF Country Coordinator) is to develop a draft framework for a national fisher’s apprenticeship program for Belize.