Viet Nam

Outcome: Small-scale fishing communities are better informed about co-managing local aquatic and coastal ecosystems and benefits of community-based MCS systems to deter, prevent and eliminate IUU fishing practices.

Activities:

· Awareness-raising workshop in the central coastal region for local government and small-scale fishing communities on co-management and combating IUU fishing in light of the Amended Fisheries Law of Viet Nam

· Organize a national policy workshop to develop an action plan on combating IUU fishing in small-scale fisheries through co-management