Tag Archives: blue economy employment

New oyster industry could provide scores of jobs in Jamaica

NFA says now is the time for Jamaicans to develop local oyster industry KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Jobs in Jamaica’s blue economy are on the verge of expanding as the National Fisheries Authority (NFA) is encouraging residents to get involved in the oyster industry. It’s not a common industry in the Caribbean, where oysters are not…
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CARICOM deputy secretary-general pledges support of sustainable economic development

Caribbean Employment Services Inc. CEO Joseph Boll likewise supports regional move to embrace sustainability in economic development  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — As “sustainability” becomes a buzzword among Caribbean nations alongside increased focus on climate change, CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General Dr. Armstrong Alexis said his organization is seeking to enhance partnerships to assist with the move towards more…
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OECS unveils Blue Economy Strategy for sustainable economic development, job growth

World Bank-financed UBEC programme to boost jobs, economic growth in blue economies of St. Lucia, Grenada, SVG  CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA — With the blue economy constituting approximately 30 percent of the labour force in some eastern Caribbean nations, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States has partnered with the World Bank to develop a new programme…
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ACMF launches maritime jobs platform for young Caribbean graduates

Royal Caribbean also commits to hiring cadets alongside partnership with ACMF  PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO — The American Caribbean Maritime Foundation has launched a new platform to connect new graduates in the maritime industry with prospective job opportunities in the blue economy. The jobs platform, called the Caribbean Maritime Career Exchange (CAREX), is…
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