Developing capacity in the ecosystems approach to fisheries management (EAFM)
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  • 1. Essential EAFM Developing capacity in the ecosystems approach to fisheries management (EAFM)
  • 2. For fisheries management to be effective
  • 3. it’s not enough for fisheries managers
  • 4. to consider any target species in isolation.
  • 5. An ecosystems approach which includes
  • 6. ecological
  • 7. human
  • 8. economic
  • 9. and governance dimensions
  • 10. offers a far greater chance of developing realistic
  • 11. and sustainable management plans.
  • 12. Support for an ecosystem approach to fisheries management has long been in place
  • 13. through a range of global declarations, policy instruments and organizations.
  • 14. Recognition also exists at the national and regional levels
  • 15. that the ecosystem approach offers the most practical and effective way to manage complex fisheries.
  • 16. However, progress in developing ecosystem-based management plans has been slow.
  • 17. Fisheries staff lack experience in how to implement this integrated and holistic approach.
  • 18. Decentralization also leaves local units needing to develop management plans that not only work locally
  • 19. but also fit into broader fishery and ecosystem strategies.
  • 20. Essential EAFM The Essential Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management training course has been designed to address these capacity development needs.
  • 21. Essential EAFM has been developed by a number of partners
  • 22. The course focuses on the development of professional planning, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • 23. needed for better structured and more informed fisheries management.
  • 24. These skills will help lead to fisheries management plans that are more ecologically sound
  • 25. and account for human needs while at the same time promoting good governance.
  • 26. that fully engages all participants. Essential EAFM is delivered in a highly interactive manner
  • 27. The course targets mid-level managers and staff working with
  • 28. fisheries, environment, economic development and planning departments.
  • 29. for the next generation of fisheries managers. It is equally valuable
  • 30. By the end of the course trainees will have a firm understanding of how and why EAFM can be used to sustainably manage fisheries.
  • 31. They will also have hands-on experience of the steps needed to develop realistic fishery management plans
  • 32. that work in complex local situations.
  • 33. A complete set of Essential EAFM course materials has been developed and is available free of charge.
  • 34. Relevant organizations are encouraged to use, translate and adapt these materials.
  • 35. Essential EAFM For more information on Essential EAFM or to download all materials please see www.boblme.org/eafm or contact: rcu@boblme.org
  • 36. Essential EAFM is a collaboration between: May 2014