Report of Expert Meeting on Management of Fishing Capacity in Southeast Asia
Secretariat, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
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The Expert Meeting on Management of Fishing Capacity in Southeast Asia was held in Sihanouk Ville, Cambodia during 24 to 27 July 2006. The Meeting was organized under the SEAFDEC-Sida Collaborative Project on HRD on the Support to the Implementation of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries in the ASEAN Region (2003-2006). The Meeting had the following main tasks: 1. To review existing initiatives for Management of Fishing Capacity; 2. To clarify the role of local communities and other relevant agencies in managing fishing capacity in the region; 3. To identify capacity building needs and future activities to support sustainable Management of Fishing Capacity; and 4. To discuss potential collaborative mechanisms within a country and between countries to manage fishing capacity.