Social Protection for Fisheries and Aquaculture (SocPro4Fish)

SocPro4Fish Updates

Second issue of the SocPro4Fish Updates for this year! In this edition, we are excited to bring you highlights from the recent workshop held in Brazil, a collaborative effort between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Brazilian government.
In this last edition of the year of the SocPro4Fish’s updates, we'll explore key takeaways and achievements of 2023. Delve into interesting papers, initiatives, blogs, podcasts, stories, webinars, and courses that have marked the highlights of this year.   
 First issue of the year of the SocPro4Fish! This month we are focusing on one of FAO's dearest battles: the one against food loss and waste (FLW). Explore the topic through e-learning modules, websites, tools and publications and discover the key role of social protection in reducing FLW in the fisheries sector. Below you will be able to get practical information and solutions to tackle this important issue. 
In this edition of the SocPro4Fish Updates, we bring you an enriching collection of reading materials and captivating podcasts that delve into the fascinating world of Social Protection in the Fisheries sector. 

Welcome to the updates of SocPro4Fish project! In this issue, we focus on the heart of South America, Paraguay, where the project is being implemented. The project aims to assess social protection programmes in the fisheries and aquaculture sector, to build resilience of fishers in the face of various adversities and promote knowledge exchange to strengthen social protection programmes in the fisheries sector.

Welcome to socpro4fish's September updates. This edition focuses on the world of diving and in particular the WECAFC region. Through blogs, stories and publications we look at the health and safety issues facing divers and how social protection can protect and support them and their families. 
Welcome to this edition of SocPro4Fish Updates, where we guide you to a curated collection of essential resources. Delve into webinars, courses, and insightful publications that navigate the intersection of Climate Change and Social Protection. Explore practical tools to comprehend the connections between climate and poverty vulnerabilities, and guidance on designing responses to build resilience in the fisheries sector. 
SocPro4Fish Updates focus on Tunisia.
To promote economic inclusion, strengthen the resilience and livelihoods of fishers, fish workers, and farmers to cope with shocks, and reduce barriers to access social protection, the SocPro4Fish project is being implemented in Colombia. The project is working with artisanal fishers and other stakeholders in Buenaventura, such as platoneras (women in the post-harvest sector) and piangüeras (shellfish pickers). Regarding the aquaculture sector, the project is being implemented in the districts of Meta and Córdoba, involving three aquaculture associations.
SocPro4Fish recap of the year 2022. 
Women play a key role in the fisheries value chain. But they still face many challenges due to the lack of visibility and voice in decision-making, and a lack of a legal agenda promoting gender equality.

Discover the latest edition of SocPro4Fish Updates, your gateway to valuable insights, and collaborative efforts in the realm of social protection within the fisheries sector. This edition shines a spotlight on capacity building initiatives that aim to promote sustainable development, strengthen social protection programmes and empower institutional stakeholder to expand these the coverage of these programmes and fishers worldwide to access them.