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Paramaribo, Suriname, 28 May 2019 A two-day workshop held in Paramaribo on the 27 and 28th of May marked the official launch of the project “National Diagnostic of Fishing Organizations”. The overall goal of this project is to understand the self-governance capacity of small-scale fishing organizations in Suriname and provide recommendations...
11/06/2019
The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and fisheries (LVV) has provided a three-day training "fisheries inspection at sea" in collaboration with the Coast Guard suriname. The training has been held in the framework of the FAO / GEF project "Sustainable Management of bycatch in Latin America and Caribbean Trawl Fisheries",...
11/06/2019
The REBYC-II LAC team in Brazil was pleased to participate in the last meeting of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), for the Working Group on Fish Technology and Fish Behavior (WGFTFB) 2019 on Responsible...
22/05/2019
The Steering Committee of the REBYC-II LAC Project met on the 27th of February 2019, in Santa Marta, Colombia. During this event, a recount was made of the successes and challenges of the project. These have been recorded in the following video:  
11/03/2019
From the 2nd until the 4th of October, the Regional Fishing Research Centre of Lerma from INAPESCA held a course to train scientific observers in the shrimp trawl fishery in the Gulf of Mexico. The course was conducted by INAPESCA and FAO, and was attended by 16 students, including external...
09/10/2018
Sustainable development is promoted by the fishing sector  More than 400 fishers, including women, learn about the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) and the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines), to achieve the sustainability of small-scale fisheries. The...
03/10/2018
Presentation of the results achieved by the bycatch reduction devices tested in the shrimp-trawling fishery in Sirinhaém- PE, northeast Brazil, to the local fishing community. As part of the activities of the REBYC-II LAC Project in Brazil, various bycatch reduction devices have been tested by the project DEFA (Projeto de Dispositivo...
24/08/2018
One of the objectives of the project: Sustainable Management of Bycatch in Latin America and Caribbean Trawl Fisheries (REBYC-II LAC), within its Component 2 (Strengthening the management of bycatch and responsible trawling practices within a framework of the EAF), is the development of a technological package of fishing equipment, whose...
06/08/2018
July 9th, San José. Costa Rica drafted a bill to guarantee the development of the artisanal fishing sector and to benefit the local coastal communities, according to The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2018 (SOFIA), a publication of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The new report...
13/07/2018
Paramaribo, 17 June 2018 The Director of LVV handed over the statutes to the SUNFO board members ©Ministry of LVV After intensive efforts over the last years, the Suriname National Fisherfolk Organization, SUNFO, is a fact. On the 14th of June Mr. Djoemadie Kasanmoesdiran, director of the Ministry...
03/07/2018
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