Programme

Day 1
Tuesday
09, October 2001


9:00 - 10:00
Registration
10:00 - 11:00
Inaugural Session Chair:

Prof. C.R. Muthukrishnan, Deputy Director, IIT Madras, India

10:00 - 10:10


Welcome


Prof. R. Rajagopalan,Director,IOI (India)


10:10 - 10:25


Introduction to the Conference


Dr. John Kurien,Fellow, Centre for Development Studies, India and Founder Member, ICSF


10:25 - 10:35


Presidential Remarks


Prof. C.R. Muthukrishnan, Deputy Director, IIT Madras, India


10:35 - 10:50


Inaugural Address


Ms. Nita Chowdhury, Chairperson, Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) and Joint Secretary, Dept. of Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India


10:50 - 10:55


Message to the Conference


Ambassador Satya N. Nandan, Secretary General, International Seabed Authority, Jamaica (to be read out)


10:55 - 11:00


Vote of Thanks


Ms. Nalini Nayak, Founder Member, ICSF, India


11:00 - 11:15
Tea Break
11:15 - 12:15
Keynote Session


Chair

Mr. V. Vivekanandan, Chief Executive, South Indian Federation of Fishermen Societies (SIFFS), India and Founder Member, ICSF


11:15 - 11:45


Keynote Address: Ocean Governance and the Fishing Village


Prof. Elisabeth Mann Borgese, Founder and Honorary Chairperson, IOI (Address to be read out by Prof. R. Rajagopalan, Director, IOI India)


11:45 - 12:30


Presentation: Indian Ocean Fishing Communities: Sculpting a Vision


Mr. Maizan Hassan Maniku, Former Director of Fisheries Research, Maldives


12:30 - 14:30
Lunch Break
14:30 - 17:30
Setting the Scene
Session 1 Chair:

Mr. Harekrishna Debnath, Chairperson, National Fishworkers’ Forum, India


14:30 - 15:00


Excerpts from Indian Ocean 2001: a CD on fisheries in Indian Ocean countries


Ms. Ramya R, ICSF,India,and Mr. Satish Babu, InApp,US


15:00 - 15:15


Discussion



Session 2 Chair:

Dr. Mucai Muchiri, Head, Fisheries Department, Moi University, Kenya


15:15 - 15:35


Ecosystem Considerations for Managing Fisheries in the Indian Ocean


Dr. E. Vivekanandan, Senior Scientist, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), India


15:35 - 15:55


International Instruments for Managing Fisheries in the Indian Ocean


Mr. Rolf Willmann, Senior Fisheries Planning Officer, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome


15:55 - 16: 15


Discussion


16.15 - 16:30
Tea Break
Session 3 Chair:

Mr. Joseph Rondolph Payet, Resource Manager, Seychelles Fishing Authority, Seychelles


16:30 - 16:50


IOR-ARC Fisheries Programme for the Indian Ocean


Mr.D.Dusoruth, Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Co-operation (IOR-ARC)


16:50 - 17:10


Fisheries Policy of the Southern African Development Community in the Indian Ocean Region


Mr. Simeao Lopes, Director, Instituto de desenvolvimento de Pesca de Pequena escala (IDPPE), Mozambique


17:10 - 17:30

Discussion