Environment Minister Welcomes Climate Change Adaptation Project

Montserrat's Minister of the Environment has welcomed a three-year project to monitor the impact of climate change on the fisheries sector in Montserrat.

David Osborne says the government is pleased to be partnering with CANARI and the University of the West Indies on the three-year project, valued at 600,000 US dollars.

Speaking at the closing of a recent weeklong Vulnerability Assessment workshop, Minister Osborne said part of the project was looking at the visible impact of climate change on Montserrat.




Honouable Environment minister, David Osborne

Fish production in 2015 was valued at 300,000 US dollars.

There are approximately 27 active fishers in Montserrat, and their contribution to gross domestic product is 0.38 per cent