Topic outline

  • The Fisheries Performance Assessment Toolkit

    This course introduces the Fisheries Performance Assessment Toolkit (FPAT), that will allow fisheries officers and managers to assess and monitor the environmental, social, economic and governance performance of their fisheries.

    The short e-learning course also explains how the FPAT will be developed and how it will be implemented to ensure that all users are up to speed on its design, testing and training phases.

    The course also outlines what inputs from users are needed, as well as the expected outputs from the pilot fisheries trialed with the FPAT.

    Duration:  1 hour 10 minutes            Publication Date:  February 2020

    • System Requirements

      The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of Chrome and Safari. In order to access this course on Internet Explorer or Firefox, you must install and enable Adobe Flash player.

      The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

      • Audience

        This course is primarily intended for those involved in the Coastal Fisheries Initiative (CFI) project management, national and fishery focal points, and people working in data collection and analysis and fisheries management and governance, particularly in fisheries under the CFI.

        • You will learn about

          • The key role of coastal fisheries.
          • The Coastal Fisheries Initiative (CFI).
          • The need and use of the Fisheries Performance Assessment Toolkit.
          • The objectives, modules, uses and benefits of the Fisheries Performance Assessment Toolkit and how it helps to meet the CFI’s goals.
          • The development timeline of the project and the detailed inputs needed from the countries and fisheries involved.

          • Course structure

            The course consists of 3 lessons, ranging from approximately 20 to 30 minutes duration each:

            • Lesson 1 - Introduction to the Coastal Fisheries Initiative (CFI)
            • Lesson 2 - Zooming in on the FPAT
            • Lesson 3 - Project development key milestones