Empowerment through Information

Empowerment through Information:
Training programme on international and regional developments of relevance to small-scale fisheries and fishing communities in Asia

Thailand

9 to 14 January 2012


The training programme is being organized against this backdrop.

Objectives

The training programme is being organized to:

-          Provide participants with the opportunity to apprise themselves about regional and international developments of relevance to small-scale fisheries and fishing communities.

-          Draw on the knowledge and experience of participants regarding these developments, for wider discussion and sharing.

 

Thematic focus

The training programme will focus on international and regional developments of relevance to small-scale fisheries. Tentative themes may be as follows:

 

-          Coastal area development

-          Fisheries development and management

-          Biodiversity conservation

-          Trade in fish and fishery products

-          Aquaculture development and management

 

Cross-cutting themes:

-          Human rights (employment, income, poverty alleviation; labour conditions; gender, etc)

-          Natural disasters and climate change