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Small fry are beautiful: rethinking development in small-scale fisheries
This blog emphasises different models of development in small-scale fisheries. It profiles WorldFish's work in the sustainable livelihoods space.
‘Invisible’ fisher women of Bangladesh raise their voice
In Bangladesh, fishing has long been seen as ‘men’s work’. It’s a social perception that ignores the vital contribution of women to fisheries - 30 percent of women in rural and coastal areas are directly or indirectly ...
‘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, ...
‘I can’t catch enough fish’: Balancing water needs for farmers and fishers in Myanmar
In Myanmar, rice is seen as the main staple food and irrigation infrastructure has expanded to boost its production. But these systems continue to be designed and managed without considering the potential impacts on inland ...
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 ...
Raising a unified voice: Supporting African small-scale fishers and fish workers to be heard
Forty representatives of fisheries and regional organizations from across Africa have called for the strengthening of existing small-scale fisheries bodies and the creation of a new pan-African platform. These actions are ...
MuSIC workshop sounds positive note for visibility of small-scale fisheries
Researchers, journalists and representatives from governments and civil societies from across Asia have taken the first steps to form a new network in support of small-scale fisheries. The Multi-Stakeholder Information and ...
Untold stories: Female fishers, processes and business owners share their stories
Globally, women and girls play a vital role in ensuring the sustainability of rural households and communities, improving rural livelihoods and overall wellbeing. Here we shine a light on several women who work as fishers, ...