Programme

ESA Fishworkshop

Asserting Rights, Defining Responsibilities: Perspectives of Small-scale Fishing Communities on Coastal and Fisheries Management in Eastern and Southern Africa
24 to 27 June 2008, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Venue: Hotel Mazsons, Zanzibar, Tanzania

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Day - I, Tuesday, 24 June 2008

0900 - 0930 hrs

Registration

0930 - 1000 hrs

Introduction
Chair: Ian Bryceson, Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Welcome Address
Julius Francis, Executive Secretary, Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA)
Introduction to the Workshop
Jackie Sunde, Research and Advocacy Cooridinator, Masifundise Development Trust (MDT)
Introduction to ESA 1: Main Issues
Sebastian Mathew, Programme Adviser, ICSF
Felicitation
Naseegh Jaffer, Director MDT; Coordinator, WFFP

1000 - 1030 hrs

Tea Break

1030 - 1230 hrs

Presentation by Participants: Marine Fisheries
Chair: Jackie Sunde, Research and Advocacy Coordinator, MDT
Tanzania
Leticia Chakumba, Ushirika wa kuvua na kuuza samaki
Ali Mataka, Fishing Community Representative, Tanzania
Mozambique
José Domingos, Community Council for Fisheries
Momade Bacar, Community Council for Fisheries
Kenya
Athman Seif, Malindi Marine Association (Ma Ma)
Salim Ahmed Muhammed, Malindi Marine Association (Ma Ma)
Andrew Mwangura, Seafarer's Assistance Program
Martha Mukira, Coastal and Marine Fisheries Ministry of Fisheries Development, Kenya
South Africa
Solene Smith, Coastal Links
Hahn Goliath, Coastal Links

1230 - 1430 hrs

Lunch Break

1430 - 1730 hrs

Presentation by Participants: Inland Fisheries
Chair: Jackie Sunde, Research and Advocacy Coordinator, MDT
Kenya
Christiana Saiti Louwa, El Molo Forum
Uganda
Vaal Namugga, Katosi Women Development Trust
Florence Okoth-Nyalulu Tushemereirwe, Tororo Community-based Nursing Homes, TOCBANGH
Farouk Bagambe, Uganda Fisheries and Fish Conservation Association
Zambia
Chief Chipepo, Lake Kariba Interzonal Fisheries Management Association
Mainza Kalonga, Department of Fisheries, Zambia
Malawi
Friday Njaya, Department of Fisheries, Malawi

1930 hrs

Evening Event & Dinner

Day - II, Wednesday, 25 June 2008
Theme 1: Securing Sustainable Resource Use and Access Rights

0900 - 1100 hrs

Chair: Friday Njaya
FAO 4SSF Conference, Bangkok October 2008: Main Themes
Bjorn Fagerholm, FAO SubRegional Office for Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Developing a Rights-based Fishing Framework for the ESA Region
Sebastian Mathew, Programme Adviser, ICSF
Comments & Discussions

1100 - 1130 hrs

Tea Break

1130 - 1200 hrs

Summary of the Proceedings of Day One of the Workshop
Jackie Sunde, Research and Advocacy Coordinator, MDT

1200 - 1230 hrs

Problematic of Access to the Areas of Fishing for Artisanal Fishers in Cabo Delgado Province
Manuel Daniel, National Institute for Small-scale Fisheries, Mozambique

1230 - 1400 hrs

Lunch Break

1400 - 1600 hrs

Group Discussions
What are the access rights of relevance to a rights-based approach to fisheries in your context? How could the existing rights of fishing communities be further strengthened?
· Issues
· How to address these issues?
· Secure Access and User Rights
· How to reconcile your rights with those of other stakeholders?
Facilitators: Rose Mwaipopo,Tanzania; Naseegh Jaffer, South Africa;Chief Chipepo, Zambia

1600 - 1630 hrs

Tea Break

1630 - 1700 hrs

Plenary Session
Chair: Friday Njaya
Comments & Discussion

Day - III, Thursday, 26 June 2008
Managing Fisheries, Securing Post Harvest Benefits and Securing the Well Being of Fishing Communities in Eastern and Southern Africa: Contours of a Rights-based Framework

0930 - 1030 hrs

Chair: Kassim Kulindwa
What is a Possible Rights-based Framework for Post-harvest Fisheries Benefits?
Sebastian Mathew, Programme Adviser, ICSF
Comments & Discussions

1030 - 1100 hrs

Tea Break

1100 - 1230 hrs

Chair: Friday Njaya
Coastal Fisheries of Mafia Island, Tanzania: The Challenges of Globalisation to Fishers' Rights
Ian Bryceson, Rose Mwaipopo, Kassim Kulindwa, Albogast Kamukuru and Narriman Jiddawi
Comments & Discussions

1230 - 1330 hrs

Lunch Break

1330 - 1430 hrs

Chair: Ian Bryceson
Coastal Developments, Alternative Livelihoods, Land Rights and Human Rights of Fishing Communities
Ng'wanza Kamata, HAKIARDHI
Comments & Discussions

1430 - 1530 hrs

Social, Economic and Human Rights in Fishing Communities in the ESA Region
Chair: Florence Okoth Nyalulu
An Introduction on the Contours of the Social, Economic and Human Rights in Fishing Communities
Jackie Sunde, Research and Advocacy Coordinator, MDT
ILO Work in Fishing Convention, 2007
Sebastian Mathew, Programme Adviser, ICSF
Comments & Discussions

1530 - 1600 hrs

Tea Break

1600 - 1730 hrs

Panel Discussion
How could Fishing Communities be Better Organized in the ESA Region to Secure Their Fishing Rights, Post-harvest Rights and Human Rights?
Facilitator: Naseegh Jaffer, Director MDT; Coordinator, WFFP
Comments & Discussion

Day - IV, Friday, 27 June 2008

0900 - 1000 hrs

Discussion on Issues Needing Greater Clarification
Comments & Discussions

1000 - 1100 hrs

Perspectives on Rights-based Approach to Gender in Fisheries
Chair: Sebastian Mathew, Programme Adviser, ICSF
HIV/AIDS, Problems Faced by Women Living in Rural Fishing Villages in Uganda, East Africa
Florence Okoth-Nyalulu Tushemereiwe

1100 - 1130 hrs

Tea Break

1130 - 1230 hrs

Panel Discussion
Gender and Fisheries in ESA Region
Panelists: Jackie Sunde, Florence Okoth Nyalulu and Vaal Beatrice
Comments & Discussions

1230 - 1400 hrs

Lunch Break

1400 - 1600 hrs

Finalisation of the Workshop Statement
Closing

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