THE NEXT WAVE
OUTCOMES OF THE REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON
INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATION MECHANISMS OF
TSUNAMI EMERGENCY AND REHABILITATION OPERATIONS IN
AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY

RAP PUBLICATION 2006/25

THE NEXT WAVE OUTCOMES OF THE REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATION MECHANISMS OF TSUNAMI EMERGENCY AND REHABILITATION OPERATIONS IN AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY

30 OCTOBER – 1 NOVEMBER 2006
BANGKOK, THAILAND


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
Bangkok, 2006


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Table of Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgements

The workshop in context 

The workshop concept: Why this workshop was important

Background

Goal and objectives of the workshop

The Proceedings

How the proceedings are organized

Day 1: Sharing and exchanging information

Day 2: Discussions and conclusions

Day 3: Site visits and closing

The presentations in brief

Some common threads

Presentations, group discussions and conclusions 

Working Group discussions

Outcomes of the group discussions

Final plenary session

Site visits

The papers

Some common threads

Annexes

Annex 1: Welcome address

Annex 2: Workshop agenda

Annex 3. List of participants 

Annex 4: Checklist of steps and mechanisms needed for a viable and sustainable information system

Annex 5: Papers

Information management and coordination mechanisms after tsunami in Aceh, Indonesia

Rehabilitation of degraded forest and land in tsunami affected areas in Indonesia

The role of spatial information to support integrated coastal resources management and coordination in Asian tsunami affected countries

Information flow and coordination mechanisms in rehabilitation work in Aceh An overview of the FAO Role

Coordination mechanism for recovery operations 

Livelihoods recovery The role of RADA and the Income Recovery Programme (IRP)

Information management and coordination mechanism of the tsunami emergency and rehabilitation operations in the agriculture sector in Sri Lanka

Information management and coordination for better livelihoods in relation to forestry in tsunami affected areas in Sri Lanka

Andaman forum

Post-tsunami rehabilitation coordination and information management in Thailand

Annex 6: Excerpts from key regional meetings convened by FAO in 2005 and 2006

Regional coordination workshop on rehabilitation of tsunami affected forest ecosystems: Strategies and new directions

Regional workshop on rehabilitation of fisheries and aquaculture in coastal communities of tsunami affected countries in Asia

Regional workshop on salt-affected soils from sea water intrusion: Strategies for rehabilitation and management

Regional workshop. One year later – the rehabilitation of fisheries and aquaculture in coastal communities of tsunami affected countries in Asia

Regional workshop on rehabilitation of agriculture in tsunami affected areas: One and a half years later

Regional workshop on coastal area planning and management in Asian tsunami affected countries