ActionAid International ZambiaOliver2022-09-22T13:27:44+04:00
To enhance social, economic and environmentally sustainable management of small-scale fisheries in Zambia.
scoping and mapping exercise in process
Baseline study to be carried out by MEG Associates (Management, Environment and Governance Consultants)
All 70 Community Fisheries Committees for each of the 7 districts have been set up.
40 ou of 140 identified Fisheries Community Leaders have been trained in Leadership Building so that they cascade to other members of the village committees.
October 2020 – October 2023
Enhanced livelihoods and food security of vulnerable small-scale fishing communities through sustainably managed small-scale fisheries.
Women and youth small-scale fishers have strengthened capacities in value addition of fish and access to markets resulting in their increased contribution to sustainable growth, including to SDGs.
Small-scale fishers, especially women and youth, are better able to advocate for adoption and implementation of national and regional policy and legal frameworks that favour sustainable management of fisheries resources, including security of tenure.
Establish and strengthen women and youth fishers’ platforms
Leadership building of the fishers
Trainings on sustainable management of fisheries including restocking of fish through the department of fisheries
Research on preservation of fish
Trainings on integrated fishing and farming
Capacitating 84 government extension workers
Trainings on gender sensitive access to markets to 70 Community Level Fisheries Committees
14 training of trainers on value addition to 420 peer community volunteers
Piloting gender responsive facilities
Capacitate small-scale fishers on security of tenure and FAO Voluntary guidelines on Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries
Capacity building for women and youth fishers on rights and control over water and fisheries resources
Advocacy for a harmonised fisheries policy
Engaging Cross border Traders on fisheries and advocate with private sector value chain actors