Coastal Fisheries Initiative
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Coastal Fisheries Initiative

Promoting sustainable fisheries in coastal areas
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In Djirnda people are desperate to go back to fishing

Coastal fishing in Senegal hard hit by measures to prevent spread of COVID-19
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New e-learning course on assessing performance of coastal fisheries

Fisheries Performance Assessment Toolkit (FPAT) marks important step in CFI’s efforts to develop more integrated approaches to coastal fisheries management
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Why is Côte d’Ivoire losing its mangroves to fishing?

FAO and partners work to restore mangroves through the global Coastal Fisheries Initiative

Coastal fisheries are vital to millions of people, providing healthy food, supporting livelihoods and generating revenues for local communities and national economies. Yet, they put growing pressure on the marine environment, endangering aquatic species and threatening precious ecosystems. The Coastal Fisheries Initiative (CFI) is a global effort to preserve marine resources and ensure that coastal fisheries can continue to play their crucial role [ more… ]

VIDEOS

Sustainable fisheries
Local communities in Peru work to preserve the marine environment [more]


PHOTOS

Saloum delta
Improving coastal fisheries and protecting the environment in Senegal [more]


STORIES & BLOGS

Mainstreaming gender
Workshop to operationalize gender strategy in West-Africa [more]

Challenge Fund

Engaging the private sector [more]


Global Partnership

Pulling best practices together [more]


Indonesia

Improving fisheries' management [more]


Latin America

Targeting artisanal fisheries [more]


West Africa

Focus on women [more]