FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Online Inception Workshop (TCP/RAS/3805)

20/01/2022-21/01/2022 Virtual, Bangkok, Thailand

 

FAO with the support of partners initiated a regional Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) Project, covering three countries (Bangladesh, Vietnam, Thailand; TCP/RAS/3805). With a budget of USD 245,000, it will be operational until July 2023. The project will deliver three outputs: (1) Integrated approaches for sustainable coastal wetland agriculture and ecosystem restoration developed and tested (pilot in each country through LoA). (2) Best practices report developed and disseminated to support policy and planning. (3) A regional program developed to replicate the best practices.

Workshop Agenda

Day one

Activities

10:00-10:15

Opening : Welcome and introduction

  • Allison Moore (Senior Programme Officer, FAO) and HangThiThanh (Senior Resilience Officer, FAO)
  • Introduction of participants

10:15-10:50

Global and regional experiences and the relevance to the project by FAO HQ and other international agencies

  • FAO, Alfarra, Amani (Water Resource Officer)
  • IWMI, Priyanie Amerasinghe (Emeritus Scientist, Human and Environmental Health)
  • IUCN, Andrew Wyatt (Deputy Head of Indo-Burma Group)

10:50-11:25

FAO Regional Office presentations on practices, on-going works, tools, opportunities, and the relevance to the project

  • Li He (Natural Resources Officer, FAO)
  • Nguyen Thuy (international consultant, FAO)
  • FungeSmith, Simon (Senior Fishery Resources Officer) ,TBC
  • ……

11:25-11:55

Plenary discussion

11:55-12:00

Wrap up

 

 

Day two

Activities

10:00-10:05

Opening

10:05-10:50

Presentations from national consultants including work plans

  • Bangladesh
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

10:50-11:05

Q&A

11:05-11:35

Presentations on the proposal of pilots including the work plans

  • Bangladesh
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

11:35-11:50

Q&A

11:50-12:00

Wrap up