Prácticas pesqueras responsables para la pesca sostenible

Winners of Joanna Toole GloLitter grant


Today, Ocean Conservancy’s Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI), the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced the grantees of the GloLitter Partnerships Project’s Joanna Toole Grant: ERACOMA and Women in the Maritime Sector in East and Southern Africa (WOMESA) in Kenya, and Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) in Jamaica.  

The grant was launched on 8th June 2021 in memory of late conservationist Joanna Toole and seeks to support women working to address plastic pollution – particularly abandoned, lost or discarded fishing gear (ALDFG), also known as ghost gear– from the fishing sector in developing countries.

More information about the three grantees can be found at:

Photo: ©FAO/Luis Tato