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C-CAM hunts cost-benefit analysis on Goat Islands proposal

Panos Caribbean - Fri, 2014-03-28 00:55
THE Caribbean Coastal Area Management (C-CAM) Foundation is moving to bring sobriety to the raging debate over the proposed port development at the Goat Islands. In a release issued earlier today, C-CAM, which does conservation work inside the Portland Bight Protected Area, revealed it is seeking funds to hire an international firm “to do a
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Journalists and conservation groups join forces

Panos Caribbean - Tue, 2014-03-18 00:59
Eleven Civil society organisations and six Journalists on Thursday joined forces to see how they could best communicate biodiversity and conservation issues in the Dominican Republic using both traditional and social media. “We have never used social media before in our work.” “We are excited to see how social media can make it easier for
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BirdsCaribbean’s Inaugural – World Wildlife Day – Message

Panos Caribbean - Thu, 2014-03-06 21:44
2013 marked the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) – March 3, 1973. To mark the anniversary, 3 March, 2014 has been chosen as the first ever World Wildlife Day. It is an important moment in global biodiversity conservation as CITES
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Panos Caribbean offers video production consultancy on biodiversity

Panos Caribbean - Tue, 2014-02-11 00:15
Duration of consultancy: February 28, 2014 – April 28, 2014 Deadline for application: Friday February 21, 2014 Who can apply: Videographers/Video editors Aim: Regional communication NGO Panos Caribbean is offering a video production consultancy to highlight lessons learnt and best practices inside key biodiversity areas in the Caribbean, notably Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
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Getting it right with Outcome Mapping

Panos Caribbean - Sun, 2014-02-09 20:31
…Methodology captures impact of new technologies, knowledge-based public policies  By Valerie Gordon and Yacine Khelladi  24 JANUARY 2014. SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Caribbean has benefitted from significant development assistance in the more than four decades since most of the countries became independent of colonial powers. The form and dollar value of this assistance
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An Exchange of Wisdom, Even

Panos Caribbean - Wed, 2014-01-15 02:31
This is how Program Coordinator Jan Voordouw describes a program initiated by his non-profit organization Panos Caribbean, the Vancouver/Jamaica Exchange Project. First, shall I tell you about Panos? Established in Washington, DC, in 1986, it is very much communication-oriented, in specific fields. With its head office in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and its secondary office in Jamaica,
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SPS standards hampering international agricultural trade for Antigua & Barbuda

Panos Caribbean - Wed, 2014-01-15 02:28
BY ONIKA CAMPBELL, Journalist   ST JOHNS, Antigua — Antigua & Barbuda continues to experience legislative, financial, infrastructural, and technical impediments as its ministry of agriculture moves toward the implementation of sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standards and regulations for the export of agricultural commodities. Under the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Agreement, SPS Standards deal with
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