India Local Self-Governments and SSF Guidelines

The ICSF - KILA National Workshop on Local Self-Governments and SSF Guidelines, Thrissur, Kerala, 5-6 November, 2019    

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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

India 

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

Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA),
Mulamkunnathukavu P O,
Thrissur – 680 581,
Kerala, India,
Tel Phone: +91-487-2207000,2201312,
Fax: +91-487-2201062,
Email: info@kila.ac.in
Website: http://www.kila.ac.in

Outcome:

  • Raise awareness about the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines) and review the capacities of panchayat raj institutions to implement these Guidelines in India

Activities:

  • Raise awareness about the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines) and review the capacities of panchayat raj institutions to implement these Guidelines in India;
  • Review existing panchayat budgets and programmes for marine and inland fisheries and fishing communities, and identify opportunities and gaps in local governance; and

  • Highlight panchayat-level good practices on participatory decision making; delivery of welfare and social services benefiting fishing communities; women’s socio-economic development and equal representation; climate change adaptation and disaster risk management; and sustainable fisheries management and resource utilization.

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The ICSF - KILA National Workshop on Local Self-Governments and SSF Guidelines, Thrissur, Kerala, 5-6 November, 2019                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

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