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IORA WEBINAR: INITIATE A CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMME IN FISH STOCK ASSESSMENT
COFREPECHE organizes in the context of the French Development Agency (AFD) funded project “Technical assistance for the Implementation of the IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) Action Plan on fisheries, Aquaculture and the Marine Environment”, a webinar on “Initiate a capacity building programmes in fish stock assessment”.
The webinar will take place on 13th July 2021 from 07:00 to 09:00 (GMT) and will be hosted by the IORA Secretariat in collaboration with the FAO and the AFD technical assistance team. It will be introduced by the IORA Secretariat and the IORA Core Group on Fisheries Management (CGFM).
The general objective of the webinar is to present information on capacity, needs and uses of stock assessment in the IORA region, the training and courses on stock assessment available and some of the support that FAO provides to this domain.
The specific objectives are the following:
- To present the findings of a technical report on “Existing capacity, uses and needs for stock assessment in the IORA region” based on the responses received from IORA MS;
- To present the findings of a technical report on “A compendium on stock assessment training and courses in the IORA region”;
- To Present some of the ways that FAO assists countries in building up capacity in stock assessment, and how this could assist the IORA region;
- To interact with participants on the results of these reports and presentations and seek their thoughts on how stock assessment capacity can be increased in the IORA region.
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