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Contents of the June 2019 issue: Illegal fishing and poor working conditions examined New tool under way to help capacitate fisherfolk organisations General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) High-level conference on MedFish4Ever initiatives Dialogue on Socially Responsibility in Fisheries and Aquaculture Value Chain People & the Sea Conference: learning from the past, imagining the...
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  23 participants from both the small- and large-scale fisheries and aquaculture sectors, including actors from trade unions, fishworker organisations, NGOs, academia and the private sector, gathered in Rome recently for constructive discussions on social responsibility along the fisheries and aquaculture value chains. The aim of this dialogue meeting was for the...
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  The United Nations celebrates World Oceans Day every year on 8 June. Many countries have celebrated this special day since 1992, following the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, held in Rio de Janeiro. In 2008, the United Nations General Assembly decided that, as of 2009, 8 June would...
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Contents of the May 2019 issue: Figuring out 'Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures' Expert workshop on Guidelines for micro-finance, credit and insurance for small-scale fisheries in Asia Workshop to strengthen small-scale fisheries organisations in Morocco Indian fishworker women discussed gender issues in the primary and post-harvest sector 1st Global Planning Meeting in preparation for the UN...
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A number of actors have partnered up to develop a tool which can help in understanding how fisherfolk organisations self-govern and help identify areas for improvement and capacity building within the organisation. As part of this project, a two-day inception and training workshop was held in Trinidad and Tobago in...
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