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WCC 2020 Res 018 - Activity Report

General Information
IUCN Constituent: 
IUCN CEM Fisheries Expert Group Task Force 2021-2025
IUCN Constituent type: 
IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management 2021-2025
Period covered: 
Geographic scope: 
In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management 2021-2025 (CEM)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
Inland fisheries Alliance
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
Capacity-buildingThe IUCN-CEM FIsheries Expert Group (FEG) recruited two additional high-level experts on inland fisheries and biodiversity issues, establishing a small inland fisheries subgroup in FEG. On-going
Scientific/technical activities Ascoping paper is being prepared toexamine the key biodiversity issues emerging in inland fisheries, as a basis for future work. A FEG member (Jeppe Kolding)prepared for FAO a technical paper: Monitoring, assessing, and implementing Balanced Harvest approaches in data limited inland fisheries. Jeppe Kolding, Paul A.M. van Zwieten, Vianny Natugonza, Felix Martin. FAO FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE TECHNICAL PAPER (in press).On-going
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
The FEG Group is better prepared to deal with inland fisheries issues but funding remains a central issue. Good collaboration has been established with the Inland Fisheries Alliance and FAO inland fisheries unit.
What challenges have you encountered in implementing this Resolution and what measures have you taken to overcome them?: 
Finding experts with a strong background on both inland fisheries and biodiversity conservation. Financial limitations.
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Future ActionDescription
Scientific/technical activitiesElaboration of a scoping paper on Biodiversity Issues in Inland Fisheries.