Africa, Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP) Meeting of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers
18 Sep 2017 – 22 Sep 2017

The Government of The Bahamas, along with the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States, will partner in hosting the 5th Meeting of ACP Ministers in Charge of Fisheries and Aquaculture in the nation’s capital, in September.

Some 40 international delegates will meet for consensus on policy and strategic options for marine resources, in the development of a five-year action plan for member states.

The planned dates of the ACP meeting are September 18-22, 2017 at Melia Nassau Beach resort.

Delegates will focus on building resilient and productive marine ecosystems, ensuring effective fisheries management, ensuring sustainable utilization and trade of fisheries products, and promoting investments and innovations in the fisheries sector to improve socio-economic development — within best practices to accommodate the realities of climate change.