Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries
in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication

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Course in Resilient Fisheries Governance
30/11/2020 - 18/12/2020 Wageningen, the Netherlands / online
This course taught through Wageningen University will boost participants' skills in building resilient fisheries communities. Learning about the SSF Guidelines will be part of the course. Participants can apply for a scolarship to attend the course. Apply for the scolarship by 29 June (deadline has been extended). It will also be...
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The SSF Guidelines promote governance reforms to ensure food security and the eradication of poverty in small-scale fishing communities. Their development has been facilitated by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and was endorsed by the Committee on Fisheries (COFI) in 2014. In the context of FAO's...
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Why is it important to fund the FAO SSF Umbrella Program? Small-scale fisheries engage approximately 108 million people world-wide, many of whom support and sustain the communities and families they are a part of. Moreover, approximately half of the world’s capture fisheries production originate from small-scale fisheries, of which 90% is...
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Gunilla Greig – Senior Fisheries Specialist at the World Bank – explains the role of the SSF Guidelines in the context of the World Bank The World Bank champions the Blue Economy agenda, assisting governments in creating an enabling environment for the integrated and sustainable development of marine and coastal resources in...
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Small-scale fishers, fish workers and their communities are currently facing the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic which is affecting the entire value chain and the livelihoods depending on it. At the same time, there may be promising practices and opportunities that may contribute to the prosperous future of the sector. ...
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