Report of the Regional Symposium on Marine Protected Areas and Their Management. Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia; 1-4 November, 1999

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Report of the Regional Symposium on Marine Protected Areas and Their Management

Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia; 1-4 November, 1999


Executing Agency: FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

Funding Agency: UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

BAY OF BENGAL PROGRAMME Chennai, India 2000

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PREFACE

This document is the report of a regional symposium on marine protected areas and their management, held in Alor Setar, Kedah state, Malaysia, from 1 to 4 November, 1999. It was organised by the Department of Fisheries, Malaysia, with support from the Bay of Bengal Programme (BOBP) and was attended by representatives from the seven member-countries of the BOBP and resource persons from Australia and the Philippines.

The document contains the text of the Alor Setar Declaration passed by the symposium participants and papers presented at the symposium plus brief reports of question-and-answer sessions.

The BOBP is a multi-agency regional fisheries programme that covers seven countries around the Bay of Bengal — Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand. The Programme plays a catalytic and consultative role in developing coastal fisheries management in the Bay of Bengal, thereby helping improve the conditions of small-scale fisherfolk in the member-countries.


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1. SYMPOSIUM SUMMARY AND ALOR SETAR RESOLUTION

2. SYMPOSIUM PROSPECTUS

3. SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME

4. WELCOME ADDRESS by Dato’ Mohd Mazian bin Jusoh Director-General of Fisheries, Malaysia

5. LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

6. KEYNOTE ADDRESS: “THE NEED FOR MARINE PROTECTED AREAS AND MARINE PARKS: NETWORKS AND TRANSBOUNDARY MANAGEMENT APPROACHES FOR SUCCESS” by Bernardette O’Neil

7. MARINE PARKS OF MALAYSIA: A TOOL FOR FISHERIES RESOURCES MANAGEMENT by Kevin Hiew Wai Phang

8. MANAGEMENT OPTIONS FOR MARINE PROTECTED AREAS AND MARINE PARKS by Dr Rickuan Abd. Rahman

9. QUANTIFYING AND SHOWING FISHERIES BENEFITS FROM MARINE PROTECTED AREAS AND MARINE PARKS: THE PHILIPPINES EXPERIENCE by Dr. Annadel Cabanban

10. HOW DOES THE SIZE OF MPAS IMPACT ON BIO-DIVERSITY? NEED FOR MOVABLE BOUNDARIES AND NETWORKS OF PROTECTED AREAS AND PARKS by Pauzi bin Abdullah

11. MONITORING OF CORAL REEFS IN MARINE PROTECTED AREAS AND MARINE PARKS by Alistair J. Cheal

12. PLANNING FOR PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT OF MARINE PROTECTED AREAS AND MARINE PARKS
by Bernadette O’Neil

13. MALAYSIAN LEGISLATION ON THE MANAGEMENT OF MARINE PROTECTED AREAS AND MARINE PARKS
by Abdul Khalil Abdul Karim

14. SUSTAINABLE FINANCING OF MARINE PROTECTED AREAS AND MARINE PARKS IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA, SARAWAK AND LABUAN by Mohd Najib Ramli

15. MANAGEMENT OF MARINE PROTECTED AREAS AND MARINE PARKS AT MICRO LEVEL by Abdul Rahim Gor Yaman

16. ENFORCEMENT IN MARINE PROTECTED AREAS AND MARINE PARKS by Salehan Lamin

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