NATIONAL INTEGRATED COASTAL MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK WORKSHOP FOR VANUATU “Strengthening coastal governance and climate change adaptation”
The workshop was well attended by a large number of relevant stakeholder representatives from government agencies, Provincial Governments, and non-government organizations and community representatives. A total of 26 participants attended the three day workshop. Despite absence of some of the main government agencies such as Geology and Mines, Agriculture, Lands and Forestry, participants who attended represented the fisheries sector, the Provincial government administration, the Environment Department, Non-governmental Organizations, and communities. Over the 3 days of the workshop participants reviewed the NICMF statements on vision purpose, objectives etc and have made comments and recommendations for change, and discussed arrangements for future coordination of the NICMF.