Poseidon provided fisheries and aquaculture sector expertise to an Expert Consultation organised by FAO to:
1. Illustrate, discuss and provide inputs toFAO work on the selection of key data and methodologies for identifying and analysing the impact of natural disasters; the methods to estimate damage and losses transversally in crops, livestock, fisheries/aquaculture and forestry, starting from baseline data; and the gaps, opportunities and potential for improving and harmonizing existing assessment methodologies.
2. Foster exchanges and establish partnership with relevant stakeholders on existing approaches, methods and tools for assessing the impact of disasters on agriculture in the short, medium and long-term.
3. Draw an action plan to develop the information system on the impact of disasters in agriculture, livestock, fisheries, aquaculture and forestry.