The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) Trust and the Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) jointly organized a Training and Capacity Development workshop at KILA, Kerala, India on March 01-02, 2023. There were fifty-six participants from the various districts of Kerala. The two-day workshop was organized with an aim to enhance the capacity of representatives of local self-government institutions, officers from the Department of Fisheries, Kerala, fishworkers’ organizations, CSOs, and community-based organizations, with focus on sea safety and fisheries management and to engage with the SSF Guidelines to negotiate issues of concern in regard to policy, legislation, lives and livelihoods of the SSF communities. The sessions had presentations by resource persons apart from panel and group discussions to help the participants address their concerns.

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