Training Course on ‘‘Poverty Reduction Through Small-scale Fisheries’’
Date: 23-27 August 2015
Venue: Mogadishu - Somalia

The Centre organised a five day training course on ‘‘Poverty Reduction Through Small-scale Fisheries’’ on 23-27 August 2015 in Mogadishu, Somalia, in collaboration with the Somali Development and Reconstruction Bank (SDRB).

The target group of that five day training course was the potential entrepreneurs of small-scale fisheries and staffs from different relevant institutions of Somalia. The training course was conducted by the two experts, Dr. Idris Miah, Professor, Department of Fisheries Management and Dr. Tanvir Rahman, Assistant Professor, Department of Aquaculture in Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Bangladesh.

A number of topics were covered in five days, few of those are mentioned below:

  • Features of the ‘conventional approach’ to fisheries management
  • Enhancing the Role of Small-scale Fisheries: Management issues
  • The Code of Conduct
  • Why focus on small-scale coastal fisheries management?
  • Policies, goals and operational objectives
  • Fisheries management and poverty alleviation
  • What is fisheries co-management?
  • Conditions for fisheries co-management
  • Co-management and poverty alleviation