Global Partnerships For Responsible Fisheries: Responsible Fisheries for SIDS
Description/achievement of initiative

Targeted training in the form of national, subregional, regional and interregional workshops and sharing of lessons learned through multi-media dissemination of guidelines and reviews. Advice and assistance related to fisheries policy, legislation, planning, management and development for the harvest and post-harvest sectors strengthens the capabilities of national, subregional and regional institutions to fulfil their role in promoting responsible fisheries.

Implementation methodologies

Capacity building and lay emphasis on sensitization of fisheries and fish trade policy makers and technical training and advice to planners, managers, fish food controllers, fishers, industry and trade personnel and relevant NGOs as a means to create enabling policy environments and to strengthen institutional capabilities to deal with CCRF implementation constraints.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


FAO, South Pacific, Indian Ocean and Caribbean SIDS
Progress reports
Financing (in USD)
1,500,000 USD

Basic information
Time-frame: -
FAO, South Pacific, Indian Ocean and Caribbean SIDS
Contact information
J. Turner, Chief, figis-comments@FAO.org
United Nations