What is the Permanent Regional Forum of the artisanal fisheries professional actors?
The expression “Permanent Forum” refers to a platform established in permanent activity to always favour, dialogues between actors anxious to share their experiences and their knowledge in order to lead to some harmonized viewpoints facing speakers or facing common interest issues. The Permanent Regional Forum of the professional actors of the artisanal fisheries in West Africa was created to give to these actors a place of dialogue, of experiences sharing, of information and of mutual training.
The Permanent Regional Forum is opened to the representatives of the professional actors of the artisanal fishery: craftsmen fishers, fish wholesaler men and women, women fish transformers. It must bear the worries of the artisanal fishery in West Africa and stay open to all those practice a profession in the field.
The members of the Permanent regional Forum don’t enter to defend the interest of their organisations in the forum. Consequently, the Permanent Regional Forum is not a ridgepole organization of the organizations of the artisanal fishery. Elsewhere, we can belong to different world foras and be a member of the Permanent Regional Forum of the professional actors of the artisanal fishery in West Africa.