India Inland Fisheries Governance

FAO - ICSF's Project on Support the social, economic and environmental transformation of the small-scale fisheries sector towards its better contribution to food security and poverty eradication as a result of improved policies, strategies and initiatives


International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) Trust
22,First floor, Venkatrathinam Nagar,
Adyar, Chennai-600 020,
Phone: 91 44 24451217 / 216


  • Improving Inland Fisheries Governance in India


  • Organize workshop/s in partnership with CSOs/NGOs to develop action points on the SSF Guidelines for the Implementation Plan of the National Policy on Marine Fisheries with special emphasis on the vulnerable and marginalized groups
  • Organize a national workshop of local governments to raise awareness about the SSF Guidelines
  • Organize a national workshop based on the SSF Guidelines on mainstreaming gender into fisheries policies and legislation
  • Organize a national workshop on improving inland fisheries governance by adapting the SSF Guidelines
Workshop: Improving Inland Fisheries Governance in India: In the context of the Draft National Policy on Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture (NIFAP), India, and the FAO SSF Guidelines, 6th-7thSeptember 2019

Concept Note



Draft National Policy on Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture (NIFAP) in Indian Languages



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