Summary Report on Training and Liveihood Needs Assessment and Validation
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The project pilot site in the Philippines is located in Samar Sea and the national project activities have been undertaken in accordance with the process for the development and implementation of the Samar Sea Fisheries Management Plan (SSFMP). The Technical Working Group (TWG) members representing the various stakeholders in the pilot site have been instrumental in the formulation and implementation of the project activities. Consultations/meetings on project issues, objectives and activities have been conducted as well as data and information generation to lay the foundation and steps for the establishment of the fisheries management plan. The activities of the project include data and information collection on boat and gear inventory, fishing gear cataloguing, fishing ground and critical habitat mapping, icthyoplankton and trawl bycatch surveys and socio-economic surveys of trawls and other fishing gears. Project activities under the 3rd LOA with FAO include a Training Needs Assessment and Livelihood Validation Workshop (which were conducted on 16 September 2015 and 26 February 2016) in order to identify/validate the requirements of the fishers in the 11 coastal municipalities bordering the Samar Sea Pilot Area.
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