FAO WorldFish Center Workshop
Workshop on Interdisciplinary Approach to the Assessment of Small-Scale Fisheries - 20-22 September 2005
In September 2005, FishCode-STF and the WorldFish Center held an agency stakeholders workshop on the role of small-scale fisheries in food security, poverty alleviation and sustainable resource use, and on the development of simple and appropriate methods for collecting data in such fisheries.The Workshop is a first step in developing a collaborative project towards capacity-building for small-scale fisheries assessment in developing countries. Participants represented various international and national agencies and academic institutions as well as private firms, and were invited on the basis of their extensive experience in small-scale fisheries either from a natural or social science background. The Workshop addressed three main tasks through plenary and working group sessions:
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Two steps have been taken as immediate follow up to the workshop: