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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
Through their eyes: Fishing communities voice their stories through photos
From the coast of Peru to the shores of Lake Chilwa in Malawi to fresh produce markets in Vietnam, small-scale fisheries provide vital income, food, nutrition and a sense of identity. Here we share photos and voices of ...
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 ...
Casting light on the hidden fishers
Women contribute to the success of small-scale fisheries worldwide, playing central roles in generating income and providing protein-rich sustenance for their communities. But you’d never know it if you looked at most ...