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ANNEX 1: WORKSHOP AGENDA AND TIMETABLE

APFIC REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON CERTIFICATION SCHEMES FOR CAPTURE FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE

Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 1820 September 2007

Day 1, 18th September 2007

Time

Activity

08.30-09.00 Registration
09.00-09.15

Welcome remarks

MARD (Fisheries/Aquaculture)

APFIC Chair (representative)

APFIC/FAO

Simon Funge-Smith

09.15-09.20

Election of chair

09.20 - 09.30 Group photo

09.30-10.00

Coffee/Tea

10.00-10.15

Introduction to the consultation

APFIC/FAO Simon Funge-Smith

THEME I - Fisheries Certification in Asia-Pacific

10.15-11.00

Fisheries Certification: A study on Pros and Cons

Tim Huntington, Poseidon Consultants

11.00-11.45

Fisheries Certification in Asia-Pacific: A certification schemes perspective

Duncan Leadbitter and Kozo Ishii, MSC

11.45-12.30

Product marketing and market access through use of labels - opportunities and potential restrictions

Sudari Pawiro, INFOFISH

12.30-14.00

Lunch

14.00-14.30

Ecolabelling in small-scale fisheries

Magnus Torell and Martin Bjerner, SEAFDEC/Sida

14.30-15.00

Guidelines for the Ecolabelling of Fish and Fishery Products from Marine Capture Fisheries

Rolf Willmann, FAO

15.00-15.30

Social Dimensions of Ecolabels on Fisheries and Aquaculture: How can Coastal Communities Benefit?

Sebastian Mathew, International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF)

15.30-16.00

Coffee/Tea

THEME II - National status of fisheries and aquaculture certification in Asia-Pacific

16.00-17.00

Country statements on fisheries certification schemes (Continued)

APFIC countries

17.00-17 30

Wrap-up day 1 - plenary discussion

17.30-18.00

Meeting of "Friends of the Chair"

18.00-21.00

Poster Session and Reception at Hotel Continental hosted by FAO

Day 2, 19th September 2007

Time

Activity

THEME III – Aquaculture certification

08.30 – 09.15

Opportunities and challenges of certification in aquaculture for the APFIC region

Flavio Corsin, APFIC consultant

09.15 – 10.00

FAO/NACA Guidelines for aquaculture certification

Simon Funge-Smith, FAO

10.00 – 10.30

Food safety, trade and aquaculture

Lahsen Ababouch and Jesper Clausen, FAO

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee/Tea

WORKING GROUPS

11.00 – 11.10

Short introduction to the working groups

The working groups will be tasked with the following questions and expected to develop some consideration by the plenary

Jesper Clausen, FAO

11.10 – 12.30

Working Groups session 1

Working Group 1 (Fisheries Certification)

  • What priorities in the future will benefit from certification?
  • What types of certification or label offer the opportunities for the region?
  • How will certification affect trade within the region and does it have a role in domestic markets?
  • How can Regional organizations assist in addressing these issues?

Working Group 2 (Aquaculture Certification)

  • What are the regional issues relating to the process of developing global guidelines on aquaculture certification
  • What are the regional priority areas which need to be addressed
  • What are the steps that countries could take, what is the role of regional organizations (NACA/APFIC/INFOFISH/etc.) in this?

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch

14.00 – 15.30

Working groups (continue)

15.30 – 16.00

Coffee/Tea

16.00 – 17.00

Working groups (continue)

17.00 – 17.30

Meeting of “Friends of the Chair”

Day 3, 20th September 2007

Time

Activity

WORKING GROUP PRESENTATIONS AND PLENARY DISCUSSIONS

09.00 – 09.30

Latest developments in certification within the agricultural sector

Jean-Joseph Cadilhon, FAO

09.30 – 10.00

Working groups prepare presentations to plenary

10.00 – 10.30

Presentation from Working Group 1 (Fisheries)

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee/Tea

11.00 – 11.30

Presentation from Working Group 2 (Aquaculture)

11.30 – 12.00

Plenary discussion

12.00 – 12.30

Friends of the chair session to draft meeting

conclusions/recommendations and strategy from plenary discussion

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch

14.00 – 15.30

Workshop recommendations and actions session

(Facilitated)

15.30 – 15.45

Closing of workshop

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