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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
Ocean action newsletter (volume 9) March 2019
A major new study on small-scale fisheries is underway. Led by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, in partnership with WorldFish and Duke University, the Illuminating Hidden Harvests (#28237)study will analyze data ...
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 ...
Putul Rani, food hero
Putul Rani is a passionate advocate for conserving hilsa, the national fish of Bangladesh. She is the general secretary of a hilsa-conservation group (HCG) in the remote fishing village of Kalapara, Patuakhali in the south ...
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 ...
Illuminating Hidden Harvests country case study author: Elizabeth Palta Vega
llluminating Hidden Harvests (IHH): The contribution of small-scale fisheries to sustainable development is a collaborative study led by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, Duke University, and WorldFish. In this ...
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 ...