On the second day of the World Seafood Congress, 10 September 2019, Tuesday, The Multi-regional perspective for delivering Sustainable Development Goals Session will be chaired and organized by WorldFish, an international non-profit research organization working in Africa, Asia and the Pacific and member of the CGIAR a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.
The World Seafood Congress (WSC) 2019 invites participants from all over the world to attend this biannual global event which is scheduled to be held on 9-11 September 2019 in Penang, Malaysia. On Sunday, 8 September 2019, WorldFish will be organizing and hosting a pre-congress workshop at WorldFish Headquarters, Penang.
Budget plan and delivery milestones for the new FISH CRP are outlined in this document.
Fisheries co-management is an increasingly globalized concept, and a cornerstone of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication, adopted by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization member states in 2014. Timor-Leste is a politically young country in the relatively rare position of having underexploited fisheries in some areas that can be leveraged to improve coastal livelihood outcomes and food and nutrition security.
The workshop aims to strengthen non-state actor (NSA) platforms and their representation at regional and global levels for sustainable small-scale fisheries in Africa. Bringing together 40 participants—including non-state actors, other small-scale fisheries representatives and stakeholders, and regional organizations and partners—the workshop provides an opportunity for attendees to exchange experiences and discuss capacity development needs.
Expected outputs of the workshop include:
This report details the current knowledge and available data on the fisheries and aquaculture sectors in Timor-Leste.