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

News and events

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Small-scale fishers, fish workers and their communities are currently facing the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic which is affecting the entire value chain and the livelihoods depending on it. At the same time, there may be promising practices and opportunities that may contribute to the prosperous future of the sector....
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On 23rd February the Korea International Cooperation Conference on Oceans and Fisheries (KICCOF) organized by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries of the Republic of Korea, the Korea Maritime Institute (KMI) and the Korea Institute of Oceans, Science & Technology (KIOST). This year’s conference, titled “The Future Direction of the...
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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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The experience of small-scale fisheries in promoting resilience and economic innovation in the face of the COVID-19 crisis Thursday 22 July, 15:00-16:30 CEST, Zoom This webinar will focus on the impacts of COVID-19 to the small-scale fisheries sector and, in particular, will highlight two topics which have proven crucial for the resilience of...
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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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