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Getting African fishing communities ready for the FAO International Year of Small scale fisheries and aquaculture i2022
by CAOPA (Civil society organization)
CAOPA will organise two activities per year - around the International 'Women in Fisheries' Day (8 March) and the World Fisheries Day (21st november) - to help their members promote the development, in a participative, transparent and gender sensitive way, of national action plans for the implementation of the FAO Voluntary Guidelines on sustainable small scale fisheries (VGSSF).
Progress reports
14.2
By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
Type of commitment
  • Other (please specify): promotion of sustainable small scale fisheries
14.b
Provide access for small-scale artisanal fishers to marine resources and markets
Type of commitment
  • Legal/policy/institutional measures
  • Access to coastal fishing grounds
  • Community empowerment for fisheries management
November 2017
a first draft national action plan for the implementation of the VGSSF is designed for the Republic of Guinea
November 2018
a national action plan for the implementation of the VGSSF is designed for an African country (to be chosen by CAOPA board in 2017)
November 2019
a national action plan for the implementation of the VGSSF is designed for an African country (to be chosen by CAOPA board in 2018)
November 2020
a national action plan for the implementation of the VGSSF is designed for an African country (to be chosen by CAOPA board in 2019)
In-kind contribution
40000
Staff / Technical expertise
40000
Financing (in USD)
400,000 USD
Basic information
Time-frame: 15 November 2017 - 15 November 2021
Partners
Coalition for Fair Fisheries Arrangements (CFFA - NGO) and its members (SSNC, Brot fur Die welt, etc) (NGOs)
Ocean Basins
  • Indian Ocean
  • South Atlantic
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
African fishing communities in the 20 member countries of CAOPA
Contact information
Gaoussou Gueye, President, gaoussoug@gmail.com, 00221 776326665
M'bour, Senegal
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