Step 2 involves the assessor evaluating the outputs from the pre-assessment, scoping the potential improvements, and recommending a series of ‘actions’. These actions are designed to help improve performance against all individual Performance Indicators considered during Step 1, but they also incorporate best practice and lessons learned from other fisheries.
FIP stakeholder workshop and workplan development
Once the pre-assessment and related scoping is completed and results circulated, a multi-stakeholder workshop is held. The main goals of the workshop are to:
At the workshop stakeholders consider the practicality of the recommendations and refine these to suit local conditions. Stakeholders consider the priority of different actions and determine who will be responsible for what as well as set out the appropriate timelines. The timelines are mostly within year 1 and 2, with some activities such as review of mitigation strategies for year 3 and beyond