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Press Release - TTUF Convenes First Annual General Meeting
Jul.09.2008

The Trinidad and Tobago Unified Fisherfolk (TTUF) is the national organization representing fisherfolk in Trinidad and Tobago. There are thirty four (34) primary fishing organizations in Trinidad and Tobago of which nine (9) are fishing co-operatives and twenty five (25) are fishing associations. Representatives from the executive of these community fishing associations or co-operatives form the core membership of TTUF.

TTUF’s primary purpose is to assist these primary fisherfolk organizations in achieving their goals and improving the livelihoods of their members. To achieve this end, TTUF will engage in a number of activities including but not limited to negotiating with government and non government agencies, supporting fisherfolk on issues affecting the industry, assisting fisherfolk in obtaining training and supporting PFOs to develop and engage in business activities. The Trinidad and Tobago United Fisherfolk held their 1st Annual General Meeting at the CLR James Learning Resource Centre, Circular Road, San Fernando on December 13th, 2007. The following members were elected to the new Board of TTUF:

NAME ORGANISATION POSITION
Mr. Emile Louis All Tobago Fisherfolk Association President
Mr. Peter Gloden Moruga/La Ruffin Fishing Association Vice-President
Ms. Bernadette Fonrose Women in Fishing Association (Guayaguayare/Mayaro) Treasurer
Mr. Dexter Khan Trinidad and Tobago Industrial Fishing Association Secretary
Mr. Salim Gool San Fernando Fishing Co-operative Assistant Secretary
Mr. David Dubar Cacandee/Felicity Fishing Association Alternate
Mr. Kishore Boodram Claxton Bay Fishing Association Alternate

TTUFs Newly Elected Executive

From Left to Right
Mr Emile Louis
Ms Bernadette Fonrose
Mr Peter Glodon
Mr Salim Gool











Further Information on TTUF can be obtained from Mr Emile Louis. Telephone # 685-4864 or 639-2359 and E-mail: ttuf_net@yahoo.com


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