Mek wi ketch dem fish!!!

Posted on July 8th, 2016 · Posted in Highlights, News & Events

The Belize Fisheries Department along with the South Water Caye Marine Reserve  invite you to take part on “Mek wi ketch dem fish! Lion fish Tournament schedule for July 15-17, 2016.

Belize Fisheries Department Welcomes Haitian Delegation for Knowledge Exchange Visit

Posted on July 8th, 2016 · Posted in Highlights, News & Events

The Belize Fisheries Department of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment and Sustainable Development in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will welcome an eight-member Haitian delegation from July 11 to July 15, 2016 as part of a Knowledge Exchange Visit focusing on artisanal fisheries. The delegation..
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CLOSURE OF CONCH FISHERY

Posted on June 22nd, 2016 · Posted in Highlights, Press Release

PUBLIC NOTICE!    Conch fishery closure press release 2016

MCCAP

Posted on May 3rd, 2016 · Posted in Highlights

Belize Marine Conservation and Climate Adaptation Project (2015-2020) Belize, under the leadership of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, The Environment and Sustainable Development with fiduciary management assistance from the Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT) as the National Implementing Entity (NIE) and the World Bank as Multilateral Implementing Entity (MIE),..
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Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve and National Park

Posted on November 4th, 2015 · Posted in Highlights, Marine Reserve, Press Release

The Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve (BCNPMR) was designated under the National Parks System Act in 1996.   Following a decade of advocacy, in that same year, the Belize Barrier Reef System was inscribed as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site: one of..
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Countries Collaborate to Protect Lobster

Posted on October 8th, 2013 · Posted in Highlights

This is major step forward in the protection of the Caribbean Spiny Lobster. The Countries with different regulations for closed seasons either confused fisherman or allowed for some to take advantage. American countries have come together to protect the lobster. The closed season is the same for Belize, Guatemala, Honduras,..
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Capture Fisheries

Posted on October 8th, 2013 · Posted in Highlights, News & Events

The Capture Fisheries Unit (CFU) is the arm of the Belize Fisheries Department responsible for providing the necessary legislativeThe Capture Fisheries Unit (CFU) is the arm of the Belize Fisheries Department responsible for providing the necessary legislative The Capture Fisheries Unit (CFU) is the arm of the Belize Fisheries Department..
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