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

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ICSF workshop on improving inland fisheries governance
06/09/2019 - 07/09/2019 Kolkata, India
This national workshop arranged by ICSF with support from FAO was a step towards developing an implementation plan for putting India's 2018 Draft National Policy on Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture (NIFAP) into action. The NIFAP identifies and prioritizes many aspects of sustainable management and governance of inland fisheries in India. Read...
In the context of implementing the SSF Guidelines, FAO has supported capacity development among indigenous peoples, and also supported the indigenous peoples' own initiative to establish the Alliance of Central American Indigenous Fishers (Alianza de Pescadores Indígenas Centroamericanos in Spanish) on December 7th, 2018 in San José, Costa Rica. Photo...
More than 160 representatives, including government officials, fishers and fisheries-related stakeholders, NGOs, CSOs, IGOs and academics from 42 countries gathered in Yeosu, Republic of Korea, in mid September. The meeting Tenure and User Rights in Fisheries 2018: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 looked at tenure and user rights in coastal, inland...
Marine and inland fisheries provide millions of people around the globe with food security and livelihood opportunities. Advancing knowledge on how the world's marine and inland capture fisheries are accessed, used, and managed using various types of rights-based approaches (RBAs) is a crucial step towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals...
SSF Guidelines/VGGT Training Workshop in Brazil
18/06/2018 - 21/06/2018 Olinda, Brazil
Movimento dos pescadores e pescadoras artesanais (MPP), in collaboration with the World Forum of Fisher Peoples (WFFP), other organizations representing traditional small-scale fisheries communities in Brazil and guests from WFFP member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, co-organized a workshop to promote knowledge on documents representing international consensus on how policy,...
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