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Overview of the SARG’COOP program

"The SARG'COOP project is designed to enhance the preparedness and resilience of Caribbean territories to natural disasters, in this case the Sargassum seaweed invasion. The project's objective is to enhance Caribbean cooperation by creating forums and tools to facilitate knowledge and know-how sharing in the management of Sargassum seaweed strandings. It also proposes the development of an observation, monitoring and warning network as well as a multidisciplinary network of professionals by creating a Caribbean Warning and Monitoring Centre in charge of remote sensing and air quality measurement. The Caribbean Sargasso programme (2019-2022) is built around 4 work packages (or sub-programmes) whose objectives are to address these issues:"