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

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How a courageous woman from Uganda is empowering women food producers. Read more
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As part of Norad’s commitment to empowering women in small-scale fisheries for sustainable food systems, resources were immediately made available to combat the onset of Covid-19 in Ghana, Uganda, Malawi, Sierra Leone and Tanzania. Emergency action plans were drawn up to raise awareness of the risks posed by Covid-19 and...
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FAO's Regional Office for Africa (RAF) gender unit and 14 trainees joined hands virtually in a 6 sessions long online training event. The training event was to prepare them for organising a national training for the beneficiaries and stakeholders of the NORAD project, on ''Empowering Women in fisheries for Sustainable...
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Numerous initiatives have been taken in Africa to implement the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines). The text below focuses on implementation efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa. Another text, describing actions to implement the SSF Guidelines in the Near...
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During the Virtual Ocean Dialogues by the World Economic Forum 1-5 June 2020, FAO hosted a session called Empowering Women in Small-Scale Fisheries for Sustainable Aquatic Food Systems in the African Great Lakes Region on June 3rd,18:30 - 19:30 CET. The session presented initiatives to reduce poverty and improve food security and nutrition...
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