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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 ...
‘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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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.
‘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 ...
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