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Strengthening a National Network of Fisher's Advocacy Agenda/Building a Network of Support for the Policy Advocacy Agenda of PAMANA KA SA Pilipinas: A National Conference for the Advancement of the Fishers' Advocacy Agenda

  • Proponent: Pambansang Alyansa ng Maliliit na Mangingisda at Komunidad na Nangangalag ng Karagatan at Sangtwaryo sa Pilipinas
  • Amount: 150,000.00
  • Project Start Date: September 05, 2005
  • Project End Date: February 15, 2006
  • Grant Type: Constituency - Building Grants
  • Area: National
  • Grant Status: Past

Project Goals and Objectives

to present to a larger group of individuals and institutions, specifically the present Catalyst partners of PAMANA and selected government and LGU representatives, the workshop results and outputs of the discussions conducted by PAMANA KA SA Pilipinas in the last few years in the pursuit of its policy and advocacy agenda; to validate these results and outputs and the plans generated during a conference with the MPA leaders, as represented by the PAMANA Council, and the other stakeholders in the area, represented by the Catalyst, government and LGU representatives, and refine these for effective action planning; and to generate the support of these select stakeholders in simultaneously mobilizing local and national executive bodies for the advancement of PAMANA's advocacy agenda for the fishers

Outputs and Outcomes

A national conference focusing on fishers' policy advocacy agenda was held, wherein topics including the benefits of marine reserves, importance of community cooperation and involvement in the management of natural resources, and the initiatives and interventions on the implementation of policies and laws were discussed. Workshops were conducted and a manifesto signifying unified thrust of the alliance of fishers and their partners was signed.

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