About Us: Partnerships
CERMES implements much of its teaching, research and outreach in partnership with national, regional and international organisations such as the major programme partners below.

AusAID is currently supporting CERMES with a grant of US$1,400,000 over the period 2011-2014.
This grant covers:

  • Scholarships for MSc, MPhil and PhD students
  • Delivery of short courses
  • Research in climate change adaptation and water resources management

USAID is currently supporting CERMES with a grant of US$767,350 over the period 2011-2013.This grant covers:

  • Expansion of the CERMES building
  • Scholarships for MSc, MPhil and PhD students
  • Development of short courses.
  • Development of a MSc programme in climate change adaptation and water resources management.

Recent CERMES collaboration also includes the following in important partnerships:

  • Association of Caribbean States (ACS), Trinidad
  • Barbados Game Fishing Association, Barbados
  • Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), Barbados
  • National Meteorological Service, Government of Belize
  • Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre(CCCCC), Belize
  • Caribbean Conservation Association (CCA), Barbados
  • Caribbean Environmental Health Institute (CEHI), St. Lucia
  • Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH), Barbados
  • Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI), Trinidad
  • Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organisations (CNFO), Antigua and Barbuda
  • Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM), Belize
  • Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), Barbados
  • Caribbean Water and Sewerage Association Inc.
  • Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association
  • Coastal Zone Management Unit (CZMU), Government of Barbados
  • Department of Biology, McGill University, Canada
  • Environmental Sustainable Development Unit (ESDU) of the OECS, St. Lucia
  • Fisheries Division, Government of Barbados
  • Folkestone Park and Marine Reserve, Barbados
  • FAO Subregional Office for the Caribbean, Barbados
  • Global Water Partnership - Caribbean (GWP-C)
  • Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI), USA
  • International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada
  • International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Costa Rica
  • Lighthouse Foundation, Germany
  • Marine Affairs Program, Dalhousie University, Canada
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), USA
  • Oak Foundation, USA
  • Policy, Research, Planning and Information Unit (PRPIU), Government of Barbados
  • Rosenstiel School for Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (RSMAS), University of Miami, Florida USA
  • The Nature Conservancy (TNC), US Virgin Islands
  • United Nations Development