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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Workshop
 
 
 
 
 
Press Release
 
 
 
Presentations

  1. Overview: National Workshop on Panchayats and the FAO SSF Guidelines by Shri. Sebastian Mathew, Executive Trustee, ICSF Trust

  2. Keynote Address: Implementation of the Small-scale Fisheries Guidelines in the Context of Local Governance: Shri. John Kurien, Managing Trustee, ICSF Trust (in HindiBengaliTeluguTamilMalayalam)

  3. Inaugural Address: Shri. S. Venkatesapathy, Director of Fisheries, Government of Kerala (Video)

  4. Panchayati Raj & GPDP by Shri. Dr. P.P. Balan, Consultant, Capacity Building, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India, 

  5. People’s Plan Campaign in Kerala: Inclusive approach by Shri. Dr. J.B. Rajan, Associate Professor, Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA)

  6. Success Stories in Local Body Plan Implementation in Southern Districts of Kerala, India: A Case Study by Shri. M.S. Saju, Joint Director of Fisheries, Ernakulam Zone,Government of Kerala

  7. Co-Management in Tamil Nadu by Smt. Dr. Noorjahan Beevi, Additional Director of Fisheries, Government of Tamil Nadu

  8. Budhanoor Grama Panchayat: River Rejuvenated (Video)
  9. Society For Assistance To Fisherwomen (SAF) by Smt. Usha P.K., Assistant Director of Fisheries, Government of Kerala

  10. Empowering Women in Fishing Communities by Shri. Anishkumar M.S., Programme Manager, State Mission Kerala, Kudumbashree
  11. Valedictory Address: Shri. S. M. Vijayanand, Chairman, Sixth State Finance Commission, Government of Kerala (VIDEO)
  12. Address: Smt. Dr. Nirmala, Trustee, Sakhi Women's Resource Centre, Kerala
  13. Workshop Recommendations by N.Venugopalan, Programme Manager, ICSF
 

Group Discussions: Questions and Reports

Questions for group discussion

  1. Group 1: Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Maharashtra and West Bengal. Coordinator: Sebastian Mathew; Rapporteur: Manas Roshan (Group Members: Nalini Kant, Sureendra Mishra, Niraj Sharadro Nakhate, Alkesh S.K. Kashyap, Purnima Meher, Narendra Ramachandra Patil, Milan Das and Gajanan Kaluji Aatram)
  2. Group 2: Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Karnataka Coordinator: V. Vivekanandan; Rapporteur: Ahana Lakshmi (Group Members: K. E. C. Tangavadivel, Lourd Raj, George, S Noorjahan Beevi, Dr. G. Palanithurai, Chandramohan, Arjilli Dasu, B. L. Narasimharaju, K. Ganpati Rao, S.R. Nagraj and Dr C.S. Ananth)
  3. Group 3: Kerala, LakshadweepCoordinator John Kurien; Rapporteurs: Ajithraj R, Abel Job (Group Members: Jackson Pollayil, K.C. Rajeev, Dr A. Suresh, P. Seleena, MT Abdul Jabbar, Basheer Karanaman, Thaha Malika, Vinod Malayilethu, Dr. P. Sivanandan, Usha and Anishkumar M.S.)
  4. Group 4:  Group 4:  Kerala, LakshadweepCoordinator: Dr. J.B. Rajan; Rapporteur: Geetha G (Group Members: Harikrishnan, Sreelu, C.K. Ajayakumar, Biju, Amala Shaji, Mahaboob Khan, Shawn Dsouza, Fousiya C.K., Pravin Kumar, S. Ravindran Nair, M.S. Saju and Lakshmanan)

Resources


 
The Panchayat Raj Act