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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.
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 ...
Hearing, counting and empowering women: GAF7 conference showcases gender equality progress and challenges
Blogpost about some of the key topics and outcomes from the Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries conference
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: 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 ...
Scientific food systems help biodiversity, livelihoods
Evidence-based collaborative approaches need to be applied to conservation as a million animal and plant species are being pushed to the brink of extinction and fish stocks fall globally. Scientific food systems help ...
‘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, ...
SSF Guidelines represent voyage of struggle, empathy and support
Blogpost about the journey of the Small-Scale Fisheries Guidelines, featuring quotes from John Kurien
‘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 ...