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Office Coastal Zone Management Complex, Princess Margaret Drive, Belize City

Call +501-203-26235

Email hello@fisheries.gov.bz

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Let's save Our Belize

Explore Healthy Ecosystems, Thriving Communities, and Industry Stability
Beverly Wade
Fisheries Administrator

Fisheries Resource Act No. 7 of 2020

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Healthy Ecosystems

Reefs provide food, protection from storms, and opportunities. Managed Access helps to secure these assets by providing access rights and empowering fishers so as to ensure sustainable fisheries and ecosystem health.

0 M BZ$+
Protection from Damage
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Fisheries Industry
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Fisheries Related Jobs
0 M BZ$+
Tourism Industry

Recognises fishers by giving access to fishing grounds they depend on for their livelihood.

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Maximum Access Areas
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Managed Access Areas

Licensing

Secures right to fish via transparent, accountable and easier process for licensing.

Managed Access Committees

Fishers elect representatives to look after their interests and provide recommendations to better manage fisheries.

Managed Access generates economic growth for Belize

Growing Our Economy.
Empowering Our Fishers.
Securing Our Waters.
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Jobs Preserved
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Belizeans Benefited

Improved Enforcement and Compliance

Builds awareness and appreciation for better stewardship leading to less illegal fishing.

Monitoring and Catch Logs

Fishers contribute to management by providing data that can be used to make sound fisheries management decisions.

Science

Help measure improvement in marine resources and guides fisheries management decisions.

Products and Markets

Improved quantity and quality of products for better prices and access to markets.

1 B US$
Global Fisheries Economy
1 M US$
Caribbean Fisheries Exports

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