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Documenting challenges of the Blanchisseuse fishing industry

The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) and the University of the West Indies cooperated on a pilot project to use participatory video to help the fishers of Blanchisseuse, a small Trinidad and Tobago fishing community, document challenges of fishing in their community and share these with partners who can help them to address these problems. […]

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Out To Sea on the Internet

Out To Sea: The Decline of the Sea Egg Fishery is the title of a documentary film directed by Lyn Marie Davis of the MarGov Project.Lyn Marie was one of the participants at last year’s workshop “Caribbean Impact 2.0: New mechanisms for linking research and policy” and the video is the product of one of […]

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Caribbean Impact 2.0

Thirty-five people, including participants, resource people and expert trainers, participated in Caribbean Impact 2.0: New mechanisms for linking research and policy, a two-day workshop in Kingston, Jamaica 22-23 February 2011. The workshop was the initial activity of an expert programme on new mechanisms for linking research and policy. It covered fundamentals in data visualisation techniques, […]

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Impact 2.0 Kingston workshop draft agenda

The draft agenda for the workshop Impact 2.0 – New mechanisms for linking research & policy is now available. The workshop, an initial activity of the Expert Programme on New Mechanisms for Linking Research & Policy will be held 22-23 February in Kingston, Jamaica.

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New mechanisms for linking research & policy – Initial workshop 22-23 Feb ’11

The expert programme on new mechanisms for linking research & policy will hold an initial workshop on 22-23 February 2011 at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica. Summary Thirty people, including participants, resource people and expert trainers, will participate in a two-day workshop in Kingston, Jamaica 22-23 February 2011. The workshop is the initial […]

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Follow up to the workshop “Towards a Caribbean Open Institute: Data, Communications and Impact”

Before the year ends I want to let you know what we have been doing and thinking about as follow-up to the discussions we had on Communicating Research for Policy Influence during last July’s workshop “Towards a Caribbean Open Institute: Data, Communications and Impact”.

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Welcome to Impact 2 point 0!

This website will be used to plan and discuss capacity building activities on new mechanisms for communicating research for policy influence. Policy development is a complex process and there are many reasons why even the best arguments backed by solid research can fail to be heard or to be acted on. Decision makers are barraged […]

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