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Coastal fisheries in a pandemic: Solomon Islands and Vanuatu experiences
Almost everyone in the Pacific eats fish regularly, but most people are not fishers. Fish is caught, distributed and then acquired by consumers through purchase, gifting or bartering. We estimate through our research at ...
Lessons from the Pacific about balancing community and environmental needs
Blog entry for the journal on the CoralCOE website: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. ‘Sixteen years of social and ecological dynamics reveal challenges and opportunities for adaptive management in sustaining ...
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 ...
Rice-fish Systems – Back to the Future
Research by World Fish, IWMI and IRRI, some of which is summarized in a newly published journal article, demonstrates that rice-fish systems can make efficient use of increasingly scarce water and land resources and reduce ...
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
Small-scale fisheries as integral and integrated in the Sustainable Development Goals
Wrap-up blogpost about the key points and takeaway messages emerging from the Small is Bountiful panel discussion on SSF and SDGs
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Lived experiences: Small-scale fishers and fishworkers share their stories
Millions of people across the globe work in and around small-scale fisheries, which provides them and their communities with vital income, food and nutrition and sustains their culture. Here, we hear from fishers and ...