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DAY 1: 01 MARCH 2012, THURSDAY


0930 – 1030 hrs

Inaugural session

Chair: Y S  Yadava, BOBP-IGO

Welcome

V Vivekanandan, Member, ICSF

Introduction

Chandrika Sharma, ICSF

Inaugural address

Hem K Pande, Joint Secretary, MoEF

Keynote address

Tarun Shridhar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture


1030 – 1100 hrs  TEA


1100 – 1230 hrs

Legal framework for conservation and management of marine and coastal biological diversity (MCBD)

Chair:  B C Choudhury, Wildlife Institute of India

The Environment Protection Act and Biological Diversity Act  
Kanchi Kohli, Kalpavriksh

Coastal Regulation Zone Notification
Aarthi Sridhar, Dakshin Foundation

Fisheries legislation
Sebastian Mathew, ICSF


1230 – 1330 hrs

Panel discussion: Forest, environment, biodiversity and fisheries legislation: Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for conservation and management of MCBD

Chair:  M J  Vijayan, Delhi Forum

Speakers

Vishnu Bhat, Fisheries Development Commissioner, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture

J R Bhatt, Director, Ministry of Environment and Forests

Bharat Patel, Machimar Adhikar Sangharsh Sangathan (MASS)/NFF


1330 – 1430 hrs    LUNCH


1430 – 1630 hrs

Social dimensions of marine and coastal...