Comparative experiences and lessons from developing countries and Norway
Seminar on MPAs:
Fisheries Forum (Fiskerifaglig Forum) 24 – 25 October 2006 onboard the coastal steamer (Hurtigruta) M/S ”Trollfjord” from Trondheim to Bergen
Marine Protected Areas (MPA) – a useful tool in fisheries management? Comparative experiences and lessons from developing countries and Norway.
Tuesday 24 October
Chair: Bjørn Hersoug
10:00 The concept of Marine Protected Areas and the use of MPAs
in ecosystem based management
Jessica Sanders, FAO
10:30 IUCN’s work on MPAs –the development of criteria
Carl Gustav Lundin, IUCN
11:00 Coffee break
11:15 MPAs in relation to fisheries – what are the biological and
fish stock implications?
Jeppe Kolding, University of Bergen
11:40 MPAs in a bio-economic perspective – how do they affect
gains, losses and expenses?
Claire Armstrong, University of Tromsø
12:05 MPAs in relation to management and governance of coastal resources
Svein Jentoft, University of Tromsø
13:30 MPAs and impact on small scale fisheries – who decides why,
what and where?
Chandrika Sharma, ICSF
13:55 MPAs and environmental protection – WWF’s perspective.
Svein Erik Hårklau and Maren Esmark, WWF Norway
14:20 Mozambique case study: Ibo Island
Adaoma Wosu, WorldFish Center
14:35 Coffee break
15:00 Mozambique case studies.
Quirimba archipelago – Maria Ascensão Pinto, IDPPE, Maputo
Bazaruto archipelago – Paula Santana Afonso, IIP, Maputo
15:30 Mozambique's overall MPA experiences
Simeão Lopes, IDPPE, Maputo.
15:55 Tanzania case studies.
Pete and Maruhubi, Zanzibar – Wahira Othman, State Univ. Zanzibar
Mnazi Bay, Mtwara – Razack Bakari Lokina, Univ. Dar es Salaam
Chumbe Island, Zanzibar – Kjersti Thorkildsen, Noragric, UMB, Ås
16:40 Tanzania's overall MPA experiences
Julius Francis, WIOMSA, Tanzania
17:05 MPAs in developing countries – how do they contribute to, or detract
from social-ecological resilience?
Ian Bryceson, Noragric, UMB, Ås
17:30 “The right to survive: Turtle conservation and fisheries livelihoods”
Film produced by ICSF
Wednesday 25 October
Chair: Arne Wåge
09:00 MPAs as a tool in Norwegian fisheries management.
Egil Lekven, Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries
09:20 What kind of protection is necessary to keep healthy marine ecosystems?
Hein Rune Skjoldal, Institute of Marine Research
09:40 Norwegian fishermen’s experience with marine protected areas.
Aslak Kristiansen, Norwegian Fishermen’s Association
10:20 Views on MPAs in relation to fisheries
Alf Ring Pettersen, Norwegian Society for the Conservation of Nature
10:40 Coffee break and discussion
1100 Panel discussion (Tanzania, Mozambique, ICSF and WWF):
Do MPAs contribute to or detract from the global struggle against poverty?
1200-1230: Summing up, by Bjørn Hersoug
14:30 Arrival Bergen