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Expert Group Meeting on Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land & other Natural Resources, FAO HQ, Rome



The National Convener of NAFSo and the Secretary General of WFFP Mr. Herman Kumara had been invited to present at the Expert Group Meeting on Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land & other Natural Resources, FAO HQ, Rome[Italy], 24-25 November 2008.

His presentation has 4 aspects;

1. Pin point the Issues related to Coastal Land, access to the sea, and water bodies in various countries,

2. Collective efforts & consultations to over come them,

3. Proposals from the civil society organizations of fisheries for the Voluntary guidelines on responsible governance of tenure of land and other natural resources,

4.Way Forward,

At the very beginning however, he wanted to emphasis here the Right to Access, Management and Control of the water bodies and the coastal resources by the fisher communities are the key elements on Responsible Governance of Tenure of aquatic resources, water bodies & coastal lands.
Social Movements, have proposed Rights Based Approach to fisheries as the key to defend and ensure these rights to view full report