Coastal Fisheries Initiative


Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 29/09/2023 - 08/10/2023
CFI-WA in Côte d'Ivoire is taking part in SARA 2023 with a stand showcasing professional artisanal fishing organizations and their members: fishers, fishmongers and seafood processors who will display their skills and their products at one of the biggest agricultural economy exhibitions in West Africa. For a list of the organizations with their contacts please frame the QR code or...
Virtual, 31/05/2023 - 31/05/2023
Empowering women seafood harvesters, processors and vendors is key to attaining sustainable fisheries. CFI and FAO experts share their knowledge and experience in order to achieve this goal.
Dakar, Senegal, 20/02/2023 - 24/02/2023
Fishing community members, government representatives, partner agencies and other stakeholders from Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Ecuador, Indonesia, Peru and Senegal gathered to discuss how to consolidate the CFI legacy in terms of promoting sustainable coastal fisheries and ecosystems in the six countries, so that it may be mainstreamed into the activities of public and private entities and scaled out to...
Tumbes, Peru, 29/11/2022 - 02/12/2022
Fishers and fish workers from Cabo Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Indonesia, Peru and Senegal gather in the Tumbes National Mangrove Sanctuary to exchange knowledge and best practices to foster economic, environmental and social sustainability as well as gender equality in artisanal small-scale fisheries.
Virtual, 21/11/2022 - 21/11/2022
The private sector can play a catalytic role in making and keeping coastal fisheries productive and sustainable for the benefit of communities, economies, and the environment. Hear from the CFI Challenge Fund team and beneficiaries, and join the discussion!
Virtual, 29/09/2022 - 29/09/2022
Global Knowledge Competition winners and runners up showcase solutions to overfishing: sustainable product marketing, improved fishing equipment and practices, supply chain initiatives to build the seafood industry and consumer support, and more.
Virtual, 28/09/2022 - 28/09/2022
The EAF looks at humans and their environment in a holistic way. How does it work, and why do we need it? Hear from experts at CFI and its partners, and take part in the discussion!
Virtual, 18/07/2022 - 18/07/2022
Marine Spatial Planning is key to thriving, sustainable coastal fisheries. How does it work, and why do we need it? Hear from CFI experts in Ecuador, Indonesia, Peru and Senegal as well as Wetlands International, and join the discussion!
Virtual, 10/06/2022 - 10/06/2022
Millions of artisanal fishers and fish workers depend on endangered mangrove forests for their livelihoods. How can we defend these precious ecosystems? Hear from experts at CFI, IYAFA 2022, UNDP, IUCN and ECOFISH, and take part in the discussion!  
Dionewar, Senegal, 18/05/2022 - 22/05/2022
Organized by the FAO Coastal Fisheries Initiative in West Africa (CFI-WA) and funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the event promotes economic and social sustainability as well as gender equality in small-scale fisheries.
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