Media release: Fisherfolk unite to call for improved fishing facilities on Trinidad’s north coast

Media release: Fisherfolk unite to call for improved fishing facilities on Trinidad’s north coast

Author: 
Anastacia Lee Quay
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Fisherfolk unite to call for improved fishing facilities on Trinidad’s north coast

Port of Spain, December 03, 2104 – “Fishermen need to organise themselves into cooperatives and associations to make certain claims and demands and for them to be heard”. This was one of the messages from fisherfolk along the north coast of Trinidad. Fisherfolk from the Matura to Matelot area worked together to create a participatory video that highlighted the challenges they faced with inadequate fishing facilities. They pointed out that many of these fishing facilities are developed without fisherfolk’s input in their design. Poor maintenance [...]

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