Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)Commission:  A formal Memorandum of Understanding was signed in 2015 and provides for cooperation and collaboration in developing and implementing activities relevant to both organisations’ work; promoting joint communications; and fostering information exchange.  Key areas of cooperation include: ocean governance; environmental governance; climate change; disaster risk management; social protection and social policy development; biodiversity and natural resource management; sustainable livelihoods; capacity building (at the community, national and regional levels) for social and environmental sustainability; knowledge and information management; and resource mobilisation.

Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC): A formal Memorandum of Understanding was signed in 2010 for collaboration on building community resilience to and adaptive capacities for climate change.

University of the West Indies Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (UWI CERMES): CANARI collaborates closely with UWI CERMES given the shared commitment to supporting participatory ocean governance and management, including support for fisherfolk organisations and small-scale fisheries.  CANARI is a member of the Gender in Fisheries Team (GIFT) coordinated by UWI CERMES to understand and promote gender equality in small scale fisheries in the Caribbean.

United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO): CANARI’s collaboration with FAO has included research on and capacity building for participatory forest and fisheries governance, forest- and fisheries-based livelihoods, impacts of climate change and adaptation of forests and small-scale fisheries.

Institute for Environment and Development (IIED): CANARI’s collaboration with IIED spans over 15 years.  This has included engagement on joint research, for example on payments for watershed services that benefit the poor (see here) and inclusive economic development.  CANARI and IIED also collaborated with other research institutes in the Independent Research Forum to support the development of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

Nature Caribé: CANARI is a founding member of this alliance of Caribbean CSOs, collaborating to address environmental governance, biodiversity conservation, and sustainable livelihoods through practical actions, research, knowledge sharing, capacity building, advocacy, education and outreach.

Green Economy Coalition (GEC):CANARI is a member of this international alliance supporting a transition to green and fair economies.  We serve as the Caribbean hub for GEC.

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