"Training expedition on Resource Assessment and Sustainable Management of Marine Fisheries" in Veraval, Gujarat

24 Apr, 2017

GIZ, WII, Gujarat Forest Department and the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) jointly organized a “Training expedition on Resource Assessment and Sustainable Management of Marine Fisheries” at Veraval, Gujarat during April 24-26, 2017. The participants in the training expedition were field-level managers of the coastal and marine ecosystems from forest and fisheries department of Gujarat. The training expedition used a participatory training approach, and included field visits, case studies, role-plays and interactive sessions with the experts.

The participants of the training Expedition had the following four learning outcomes: Outline concepts and issues related to managing coastal and marine biodiversity, and sustainable fisheries management; Identify 50 key coastal and marine species found in Gujarat; Understand the relevance of community involvement and cross-sector cooperation for coastal and marine resource conservation; and Explain, with examples, the ecosystem approach to fisheries management.

An important outcome of the training was enhanced knowledge and skills of the participants on sustainable management approaches of coastal and marine resources, as well as greater understanding of the cross-sector mandates and possibilities for joint work.


For seeking further details on the training expedition, please contact Dr. Neeraj Khera at neeraj.khera@giz.de

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