Topic outline

The third course focuses on how to implement a Fishery Management Plan (FMP), including consideration of whether and how to formalize the plan, and development of an Operational Plan.


This e-learning course is intended for a cross section of audiences involved in fisheries or related fields, including:

  • Policy-makers and fisheries managers
  • Scientists, technicians and data collectors
  • Fisheries representatives and other stakeholders
  • Students and academia

  • How to formalize the fishery management plan.
  • Development of the operational plan.
  • Setting up a system for monitoring progress.

The course consists of 2 lessons of approximately 25 minutes duration each:

  • Lesson 1 - Formalize the Fishery Management Plan
  • Lesson 2 - Develop an operational plan and monitor its progress

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