Association of Caribbean States meets with the Worldview International Foundation (WIF)

Virtual meeting between ACS and Worldview International Foundation

The Association of Caribbean States convened a virtual meeting on February 2, 2024 with Worldview International Foundation (WIF) to discuss potential collaborative initiatives aimed at mangrove protection, preservation and conservation.

 WIF is currently conducting large-scale blue carbon mangrove restoration projects that have established and maintained a sustainably managed mangrove ecosystem for carbon sequestration and natural disaster risk reduction in Myanmar, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Gambia, and is interested in replicating this project in the Greater Caribbean.

About the ACS

The Association of Caribbean States is the organization for consultation, cooperation and concerted action in trade, transport, sustainable tourism and natural disasters in the Greater Caribbean. Its Member States are Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago and Venezuela. Its Associate Members are Aruba, Curacao, (France on behalf of French Guiana, Saint Barthelemy and Saint Martin ), Guadeloupe, Martinique, Sint Maarten, (The Netherlands on behalf of Bonaire, Saba, and Sint Eustatius ), Turks and Caicos.