Caribbean Taxonomic Network (CARINET) and Caribbean Pest Information Network

carinetTo develop in the Caribbean sub-region via the CARINET LOOP (Technical Cooperation Network- TCN) a biosystematic information and communication service based on Centres of Excellence.

Project Outline:

CARINET is a Technical Cooperation Network, with the Secretariat NECI in Trinidad linking with 16 national coordinating centres. The established structure will be utilised to develop a scientific and

diagnostic service network capable of expansion to the wider Caribbean sub-region, to assist in the establishment of biosystematic self-sufficiency and capacity building in Taxonomy, through the use of cost-effective (Information technology) IT and information exchange.