Day 3

Day 3 6 August 2008
Globalization, fishing rights, post harvest benefits
9.30 – 11.30 Globalization and artisanal fishing: Current situation and outlook for artisanal fishing and coastal communities in LA

Issues: privatisation, deregulation, export oriented production, globalisation of fishing rights, globalisation of the market for fishery products, Free Trade Agreements etc.

Objectives: To obtain a general overview of the characteristics, state of organizations and main challenges for artisanal fishing in the region in the context of globalisation processes and the implementation of the neoliberal model.
Oscar Galli, REDES, Uruguay, WTO policy framework, international trade in fish and fishery products, International Free Trade agreements and the application of these in the region

Juan José López Negrete, Secretario Ejecutivo, RedManglar Internacional: Perspectives on Globalisation

Lorena Boix, FACOPADES: Propuesta del sector pesquero artesanal Centroamericano ante el Acuerdo de Asociacion con la Union Europea
11.30 – 11.45 Coffee Break
11.45 – 13.30 Visit to the artisanal fishing port of San Antonio
13.30 – 15.00 Lunch
15.00 – 16.30 Working Groups
Coastal community and fishworker organizations
Round table on: Strengths, Weaknesses and Strategies to address challenges

Moderator: Juan Carlos Sueiro, Cooperacion

Reportadores: Daniel Valdovinos, Florencia Vinuela
17.00 – 18.30 Working Groups
18.30 -20.00 Presentation on thermo-electric power generation
20.00 – 21.00 Supper