To promote traditional knowledge and consolidate the technical and administrative expertise of benefiting communities inside and outside protected areas in Colombia (CO) and Mexico (MX) in order to improve the management and use of natural marine and coastal resources and diversify the communities’ productive activities, hence to reduce the extraction of resources.

To increase the economic and social wellbeing of local communities and their commitment to conservation, and to promote sustainable management of marine and coastal zones through the sustainable use of local food resources as the driving force of local development with a cultural identity.

To offer ample access to the knowledge, experiences and results of different models of intervention in protected areas, spreading best practices in the Caribbean region, beginning with Slow Food’s Slow Fish Caribbean network.