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


FAO Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability
18/11/2019 - 21/11/2019 Rome, Italy
The objective of the Symposium is to identify pathways to strengthen the science and policy interplay in fisheries production, management and trade, based on solid sustainability principles for improved global outcomes on the ground.
World Food Day will take place on 16th October during Committee on World Food Security
The SSF Guidelines are a tool for delivering the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the 108 million people working in small-scale fisheries, and for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The SSF Guidelines have 6 high-level objectives that are linked to the delivery of different SDGs. Some key linkages are: Enhance the...
To enable stakeholders in fisheries to open up to new opportunities, including access to new markets, the FAO Office in Côte d'Ivoire, in collaboration with the Ministry of Animal and Fishery Resources, organized a round table discussion for technical and financial partners to meet with small-scale fisheries stakeholders. More than 40...
Contents of the September 2019 issue: Indigenous peoples workshop on governance in fisheries GIZ staff and consultants got to know the SSF Guidelines better ICSF workshop on improving inland fisheries governance Job vacancies Recent publications and resources
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