ISSF: SSF Governance - Angola

SSF Governance

RC | Angola
Basic Information
Case Study Country Angola
Contributors Names RC
Contributors Affiliations TBTI
Geographic scope
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Definition of SSF or related terms

E.G. artisanal, subsistence, semi-industrial, customary, coastal, traditional, indigenous, aboriginal, and tribal. Note that SSF refers mostly to the ‘harvesting/fishing’ activities. Feel free to indicate in Part VI, however, if there are specific definitions related to SSF in post-harvest.

Are SSF or related terms "legally" defined in the Constitution, Law, or Act? Yes
Is SSF (or related terms) captured/defined in other legal and policy documents? Primary fisheries legislation,
Is there any other "informal" way that SSF (or related terms) are referred to? Yes
Legal framework and institutional arrangement
Key principles - legislation and policy documents

Are the following principles mentioned/specified in the legislation and/or fisheries policy?

Principles Legislation Policy
Human rights & dignity Yes
Respect of cultures Yes
Non-discrimination Yes
Gender equality & equity No
Equity & equality
Consultation & participation
Rule of law
Transparency
Accountability
Economic, social & environmental sustainability
Ecosystem approach to fisheries
Social responsibility
Other principles relevant to SSF
Specific provision and consideration for SSF

Is there any legal and/or policy instrument related to the following topics, specifically for SSF? Note that this is not only about harvesting/fishing but also post-harvest activities. Indicate the "name" of the document where the provision can be found and provide details as appropriate. Include provision that is ‘relevant’ to SSF, even if it is not specific.

Tenure and related rights for SSF (to fisheries resources and to land). Include, when appropriate, customary rights and Indigenous rights.

Name:  

Year:  

Specify how tenure is defined for SSF and/or what rights they have:  

Exclusive fishing area or priority access to fishery resources for SSF

Name:  

Year:  

Specify whether it is inland, coastal, marine:  

Registration requirements for SSF

Name:  

Year:  

Specify type (general, vessel, gear, "professional" fishers):  

MCS measures and others aimed to deter, prevent and eliminate IUU applying to SSF

Name:  

Year:  

Social development, employment and decent work for SSF along the value chain

Name:  

Year:  

Labour rights or social benefits for SSF along the value chain (e.g. financial support during closed season, social security, access to health care, unemployment benefit, old age pension, etc.)

Name:  

Year:  

Capacity building program for SSF (e.g. provision of and access to education, training)

Name:  

Year:  

Recognition of SSF as professional workers, along the value chain

Name:  

Year:  

Responsible trade in fish and certification of fishery products from SSF, including sanitary and safety standards for domestic vs. export markets

Name:  

Year:  

Legal protection of women in SSF, along the value chain

Name:  

Year:  

Special treatment to women in SSF (e.g. financial support during maternity leave)

Name:  

Year:  

Protection of SSF from disaster risks/ climate change, and/or recognition of SSF vulnerability in disaster risk/climate change policies and strategies

Name:  

Year:  

Interaction and stakeholders participation
Is there any mechanism (e.g. regular meetings, information sharing, reporting) to facilitate communication and interaction among governmental departments, agencies and authorities?
Is there any mechanism (e.g. regular meetings, information sharing, reporting) to facilitate communication and interaction between governmental departments, agencies and authorities and fishers’ organizations and groups
Is representation of SSF in decision-making and/or resource management legally required, at any level of governance?
Is there a co-management or decentralised fisheries management scheme (e.g. co-management, community-based management), or any other forms of fishers’ participation in management?
Is there any interest or commitment for a more holistic form of governance or reform?
Other context or specific information about SSF
About the team