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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Owning the story: People and human rights at the heart of communication small-scale fisheries
Speakers and panelists at two webinars on ethical and inclusive communication on small-scale fisheries discussed ways to lift up positive and accurate narratives to support thriving fisheries for food and nutrition security.
Illuminating Hidden Harvests country case study author: Sergio Macedo Gomes de Mattos
Dr. Sergio Macedo Gomes de Mattos, who works for the Brazilian Artisanal Fishing Network (Teia de Redes da Pesca Artesanal do Brasil), was a contributing author to the marine part of the IHH Brazil case study. Mattos has ...