Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission

Demographic change in Asian fishing communities: Drivers, outcomes and potential impacts

Category Small-scale fisheries

This publication contains recent work on demographic change in selected Asian fishing communities as well as the highlights of a regional consultative workshop organized on the subject. The desk and case studies and regional consultative workshop were conducted prior to the COVID-19 outbreak. In the overall conclusions and recommendations section, some reflections on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in addition to demographic change are presented.