Progress Blog REBYC II LAC Sustainable Management of By-catch in Latin-America and the Caribbean Trawl fisheries (REBYC II LAC).

Gaushimi Poeran • 1 November 2018
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Month/Year

Activity

Expected 2018

 
   
   

December

-Annual conference of Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) in San Andres, Colombia

 -Meeting of the Fisheries Advisory Committee for Coastal and Deepsea Fisheries

-Seabob Working Group Meeting

-National Project Coordinator on leave

-2nd visit of experts to Suriname to explore feasibility of utilization of bycatch, discards and fish processing waste

-Workshop on utilization of bycatch, discards and fish processing waste

-Regional workshop (Guianas) on Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fisheries, organized by WWF Guianas, in Paramaribo

-Stakeholder workshops on update of national Fisheries Management Plan

 

November

-Annual conference of Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) in San Andres, Colombia

-Meeting of the Fisheries Advisory Committee for Coastal and Deepsea Fisheries

-Seabob Working Group Meeting

-National Project Coordinator on leave

 -2nd visit of experts to Suriname to explore feasibility of utilization of bycatch, discards and fish processing waste

-Workshop on utilization of bycatch, discards and fish processing waste

-Regional workshop (Guianas) on Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fisheries, organized by WWF Guianas, in Paramaribo

-Stakeholder workshops on update of national Fisheries Management Plan

 

October

-Meeting of the Fisheries Advisory Committee for Coastal and Deepsea Fisheries

-Seabob Working Group Meeting

-Stakeholder validation workshop on new national Fisheries Act

Visit of Nick Hopkins (NOAA) to Suriname to assist in gear trials with cable TEDs in demersal fish trawl fishery

Gear trials to evaluate flexible cable Turtle Excluder Devices onboard commercial fish trawler

REBYC-II LAC National Working Group Meeting

Stakeholder meetings and field visits for study on role of women and gender balance in trawl fishery sector

Stakeholder workshops on update of national Fisheries Management Plan

 

September 2018

stakeholder meetings and field visits for study on drivers of bycatch and discards in the Suriname trawl fisheries

Start of commercial pilot tests with TTEDs in seabob fishery

Meeting of the Fisheries Advisory Committee for Coastal and Deepsea Fisheries

Seabob Working Group Meeting

Project National Focal Point on leave

National Project Coordinator on leave

TTED testing in shrimp trawlers

 

August

Meeting of the Fisheries Advisory Committee for Coastal and Deepsea Fisheries

Seabob Working Group Meeting

Project National Focal Point on leave

National Project Coordinator on leave

 

   

July

Meeting of the Fisheries Advisory Committee for Coastal and Deepsea Fisheries

Seabob Working Group Meeting

 

 

 Juni 2018

Activity 1 : Stakeholder validation workshop on draft new Fisheries Act

 

                     EAF training Workshop

 

Activity 2: Strengthening of the overarching fisherfolk organization SUNFO

 

Activity 3 : training sessions for Coast Guard personnel on fisheries inspections

Meeting of the Fisheries Advisory Committee for Coastal and Deepsea Fisheries

REBYC-II LAC National Working Group meeting

Official launch of the Suriname National Fisherfolk Organization (SUNFO)

Trawl-dive evaluations of Suriname cable TEDs by NOAA @Panama City, USA

Seabob Working Group Meeting

May

-WECAFC/CRFM/IFREMER Working Group on Shrimp and Groundfish on the North-Brazil/Guiana Shelf @UN House, Barbados

-Seabob Working Group Meeting

-Stakeholder meetings to explore feasibility of utilization of bycatch, discards and fish processing waste

 

 

april

-Meeting of the Fisheries Advisory Committee for Coastal and Deepsea Fisheries

-Workshop on conflict resolution for fisherfolk organizations @SAIS building, LVV

-Seabob Working Group Meeting

 

March

-Meeting of the Fisheries Advisory Committee for Coastal and Deepsea Fisheries

- Information session for fisherfolk organizations on Maritime Authority Suriname (MAS) and Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) @Boskamp

-Information session for fisherfolk organizations on Maritime Authority Suriname (MAS) and Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) @Nieuw-Nickerie

-Seabob Working Group Meeting

- Information session for fisherfolk organizations on Maritime Authority Suriname (MAS) and Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) @Coronie

 

 

February

 

-Meeting of the Fisheries Advisory Committee for Coastal and Deepsea Fisheries

-Information session for fisherfolk organizations on Maritime Authority Suriname (MAS) and Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) @Small Scale Fisheries Center Bethesda

-Information session for fisherfolk organizations on Maritime Authority Suriname (MAS) and Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) @SAIS building, LVV

-Information session for fisherfolk organizations on Maritime Authority Suriname (MAS) and Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) @Fisheries Center Commewijne

-Information session for fisherfolk organizations on Maritime Authority Suriname (MAS) and Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) @Albina

-Gear trials to evaluate flexible cable Turtle Excluder Devices onboard FV Minerva

 

January

Meeting of the Fisheries Advisory Committee for Coastal and Deepsea Fisheries

 

   

Expectations

National legal frameworks for shrimp/bottom trawl fisheries and bycatch co-management reviewed and amended

 

Institutional structures for management within an EAF framework of shrimp/bottom trawl fisheries and bycatch in place

March 2017

Project document signed