Fisheries Division Of The Ministry Of Agriculture Collaborates With WINDREF For Vessel Operators’ Training


PR — The Ministry of Agriculture & Lands,  Fisheries and Cooperatives, in partnership with the Windward Islands Research and Educational  Foundation (WINDREF), announces the continuation of training to enhance the skills and  expertise of operators of fishing vessels in Grenada up to 34 feet. 

Supported by funding from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the training will equip  fishing vessel operators with the knowledge and tools for safe and sustainable practices in the  fishing industry. The training course offers a comprehensive one-week curriculum, tailored to  address the specific needs and challenges faced by the operators in their daily activities. 

On successful completion of the training, all participants will be awarded a certificate of  achievement and a Level II Captain’s Permit, symbolising their enhanced capabilities and  recognised expertise in their field. 

Training Dates and Locations: 

  • St. George: August 28 – September 1, 2023 
  • St. Andrew/St David : September 4 – 8, 2023 
  • St Mark/St Patrick : September 11 – 15, 2023 
  • St. John: September 18 – 22, 2023 

The venues for the training sessions will be announced subsequently, ensuring easy accessibility  for all participants. 

Interested persons are encouraged to reach out to the Fisheries Division or their respective District  Fish Market Centre for registration and further information.