Register now: Navigating 30×30 – building bridges between conservation and small-scale fisheries

Invitation – 5th of October 2023! 

Join us for an engaging discussion led by experts, small-scale fisher representatives, practitioners, and stakeholders in marine conservation and fisheries. This webinar will delve into the complexities of implementing 30×30 for African oceans and coasts.  

 Date: 5th October 2023 

Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm (CAT/CET)/ (2.00-4.00 pm EAT)– please consider time differences 

Platform: MS Teams  (Online Webinar)

Recording: The event will be recorded and the link send to all registered participants.

Registration: Register now by emailing:

Moderation: Arthur Tuda, Annika Mackensen, Maya Pfaff


  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Keynote presentations:
  1. “Marine OECMs & their implementation”; Estradivari, marine researcher & OECMs expert, Leibniz Centre for Tropical  Marine research (ZMT) 
  2. “LMMAs & their implementation in development and conservation contexts”;  Hugh Govan, international expert on locally-managed marine areas (LMMAs)
  • Panel discussions: The above speakers will be joined by:
  1. Vatosoa Rakotondrazafy, Small-scale fisheries advocate, Madagascar & Regional; Coastal Oceans  Governance Manager, IUCN
  2.  Stephen Kirkman, marine researcher & policy and management advice, Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, South Africa
  • Q & A and open discussion
  • Way forward and closing

   Download the full programme

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