Bander Beyla Co-Management Associations Develops Strategic Plan

Secure Fisheries staff and Bander Beyla Fisheries Co-Management Association Develop five year strategic plan for fisheries management. Puntland, Somalia.

Secure Fisheries facilitated a two-day workshop to develop a five-year strategic plan for the Bander Beyla co-management Association (CMA). The workshop convened 20 CMA members including the Chairman of the CMA and the mayor of Bander Beyla, Mr. Abdirahsid made the opening remarks. The CMA members discussed potential achievable strategic goals for the next five years. CMA members decided to have objectives regarding conservation of the marine environment, increasing the economic value of Bander Beyla district fisheries while ensuring sustainability, and reaching organizational excellence. The participants also discussed how these objectives could be achieved, what activities will be implemented to address the challenges, how the resource will be mobilised and what the roles and responsibilities of the different stakeholders in the CMA will be to reach the desired goals.