Global Fisheries Ecosystem Management Network (GFEMN) & the World Council of Fisheries Societies (WCFS) Funded by: World Bank

Global Environment Facility Managed by: American Fisheries Society

IOC/IUCN/NOAA/UNEP LME 7th Consultative Committee Meeting 3-4 July 2006 Paris, France

Prepare for the 5th World Fisheries Congress in Yokohama. Development of extensive database of ecosystem oriented fisheries management practices and experts. responsible scientific approaches to fisheries management 2. Japan (2008) 4. France .Goal: Strengthen ecosystem-based approach to fisheries conservation and sustainability 1. Strengthening of the GEF-LME projects network and other marine fisheries networks and partnerships 3. IOC/IUCN/NOAA/UNEP LME 7th Consultative Committee Meeting 3-4 July 2006 Paris. Survey of the needs and capacity of each developing country in sound. hosted by WCFS and AFS and connecting the GFEMN with opportunities in WCFS countries.

Survey Overview ¾ Survey covers personnel background. research and country perception ¾ LME-specific questions included ¾ Ready for circulation immediately following steering committee meeting (5 July 2006) IOC/IUCN/NOAA/UNEP LME 7th Consultative Committee Meeting 3-4 July 2006 Paris. resources. management. France .

France .org/html/gfemn/index.shtml ¾ Defines project goals and partners ¾ Lists members. affiliations and countries ¾ Supports up-to-date listing of international fisheries jobs and news ¾ Houses growing database of fisheries professionals IOC/IUCN/NOAA/UNEP LME 7th Consultative Committee Meeting 3-4 July 2006 Paris.fisheries.GFEMN Web Site and Database http://www.

Benin. ¾ Africa ƒ Nigeria. South Africa. Senegal. Somalia. Bulgaria. Bangladesh. Guatemala ¾ South America ƒ Brazil. Peru. Cambodia. Sri Lanka. Ghana. Russia. Morocco. Saudi Arabia. Lucia. Thailand. St. Samoa IOC/IUCN/NOAA/UNEP LME 7th Consultative Committee Meeting 3-4 July 2006 Paris. Iran. Ukraine ¾ Asia ƒ Yemen. Zambia. Cote D’Ivoire ¾ Oceana ƒ Guam. Pakistan. Uganda. Philippines. Dominican Republic. Namibia. Uruguay ¾ Europe ƒ Turkey.GFEMN Member Countries Global Total = 42 ¾ North America ƒ Mexico. Viet Nam. Indonesia. Panama. Croatia. China. France . Chile. Cameroon. Kenya. India.

LME Affiliations ¾ Benguela Current ¾ Guinea Current ¾ Humboldt Current IOC/IUCN/NOAA/UNEP LME 7th Consultative Committee Meeting 3-4 July 2006 Paris. France .

St. Lucia. Croatia. Dominican Republic IOC/IUCN/NOAA/UNEP LME 7th Consultative Committee Meeting 3-4 July 2006 Paris. Mexico ƒ Governmental agencies in Guam. Cambodia. Benin. Pakistan. India ƒ NGOs in Zambia. Russia. India. Turkey. Bangladesh. Indonesia ƒ Private sector in Uruguay. France . Ghana. Kenya.GFEMN Member Affiliations and Organizations ƒ Universities in Nigeria.

WCFS Members ƒ ƒ ƒ ƒ ƒ ƒ ƒ ƒ ƒ Japanese Society of Fisheries Science Indian Society of Fisheries Professionals Zoological Society of Pakistan International Council for the Exploration of the Sea American Fisheries Society Fisheries Society of the British Isles Chinese Society of Fisheries Australian Society for Fish Biology Asian Fisheries Society IOC/IUCN/NOAA/UNEP LME 7th Consultative Committee Meeting 3-4 July 2006 Paris. France .

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