Thailand

Outcome: Improved awareness about the SSF Guidelines amongst traditional small-scale fishing communities is applied to enhance local livelihoods, especially of women, through participatory fisheries management.

Activities:

· Workshop organized at the National Congress of the Association of Fisherfolk in Thailand on the SSF Guidelines to strengthen local organizations’ capacity to implement the SSF Guidelines

· Preparation of advocacy materials on human rights-based approach and rights violations in Phetchaburi and Trat provinces with special emphasis on women

· Facilitate participation of coastal fisherfolk in ecosystem-based fisheries management in Petchaburi and Trat provinces through field-level projects

· Help mainstream gender into participatory fisheries management mechanisms