Port of Spain, August 20th, 2021 – After years of close collaboration, the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) and the University of the West Indies – Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (UWI CERMES) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will formalise the longstanding partnership between the two regional organisations.

This MOU, which outlines shared values and common goals, aims to guide specific collaboration in shared areas of work, to foster information sharing, and to promote joint communication for awareness and policy influence. To that end, CANARI and UWI CERMES have identified six main areas of cooperation, spanning biodiversity and ecosystems conservation, equity and justice, participatory governance, resilience building, innovation, and applied research.

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