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Nourishing the world: The contribution of fish to sustainable food futures
Blogpost on the role of fish in nourishing local populations to combat micronutrient deficiencies
Illuminating Hidden Harvests: The conversation around a global and collaborative small-scale fisheries study highlights the under-recognition and under-reporting of women’s work
Illuminating Hidden Harvests: The contribution of small-scale fisheries to sustainable development’ (IHH) is a collaborative study led by FAO, Duke University and WorldFish. The study, due out in 2021, consists of 58 country ...
Protecting African fish and fisheries: PAFFA delegates call for action
Blogpost about the key discussion points and outcomes for the PAFFA conference
Illuminating Hidden Harvests country case study author: Hunter Snyder
Hunter Snyder is a PhD candidate with Dartmouth College in the United States and an FAO consultant. Within the IHH study, Snyder contributed to the Greenland case study and led the thematic study on the carbon footprint ...
SSF Guidelines represent voyage of struggle, empathy and support
Blogpost about the journey of the Small-Scale Fisheries Guidelines, featuring quotes from John Kurien
An overview of the role research and academia play in the implementation of the SSF Guidelines
The importance of Information, research and communication for securing sustainable small-scale fisheries is at the heart of Chapter 11 of the SSF Guidelines. The Illuminating Hidden Harvests study is one example of how FAO ...
‘Good science’: Using sex-disaggregated data in small-scale fisheries research and policy
Globally, relatively few data are available about women’s role in small-scale fisheries, despite their active participation as fishers, processors, traders and marketers. This calls for greater efforts by researchers, ...
A rare global dataset: Illuminating Hidden Harvests report to highlight small-scale fisheries’ contributions to sustainable development
The Illuminating Hidden Harvests global report will include a thematic chapter on the diverse contributions of Indigenous small-scale fisheries. Not all that counts can be counted, and all too often Indigenous fishing ...
Illuminating Hidden Harvests country case study author: Kafayat Fakoya
Dr. Kafayat Adetoun Fakoya is a senior lecturer at Lagos State University in Nigeria. She was the gender advisor and a contributing author for the IHH Nigeria case study. Dr. Fakoya, who has worked in small-scale fisheries ...
Global study on small-scale fisheries to provide vital knowledge, recognizes UN report
The Illuminating Hidden Harvests study will provide critical knowledge and information on small-scale fisheries globally, informing the way forward for sustainable development of the sector. This vital contribution was ...