FishCollab is a diagnostic and planning process that is supported by two publications:
The FishCollab Toolkit, including
A guide to ‘champions’, strategies, comprising
The tool assists governments, communities and NGOs to work together to improve coastal management. It enables users to identify key stakeholders, develop networks — find and develop cooperation with relevant and committed parties — analyse policy, analyse and reduce conflict, and identify opportunities and challenges using local knowledge and science.
It is used when governments, communities and NGOs want to work together to create a shared commitment to coastal management (fisheries) planning. It enables collaboration between these parties to foster sustainable marine resource use and livelihoods, across multiple levels of formal and customary governance.
This training adopts an adult learning style, with discussion and workshopping. Participants bring their own experience to the shared learning. The local level training workshop covers:
After the workshop, participants apply the toolkit in their work or community contexts. A second national level workshop allows senior managers to learn the key components and principles of FishCollab, and NGO workers who are already experienced in participatory methods to adapt the FishCollab procedures and philosophies for use in their existing practice.
Duration: 4.5 days
For more information contact Prof Helen Ross. The University of Queensland
This tool comprises the main FishCollab toolkit and an accompanying guide to change champions and their strategies.
Download the materials here:
|Social influence for protecting coral reefs: champions and their strategies from Selayar, Indonesia||pdf / 2.02 MB||DOWNLOAD|
|FishCollab A toolkit to support community and government collaboration in coastal management||pdf / 2.05 MB||DOWNLOAD|