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

News and events

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FAO and the One Ocean Hub (OOH) organised a Regional Training Workshop on Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries (SSF), in South Africa, Ghana, and Namibia from 12th to 15th April 2021. The workshop aimed to test the use of the Legislative Guide and the advanced working version of the Policy and Legal...
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The new edition of the Samudra Report of the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) is now available! This special edition complements ICSF’s campaign celebrating the contributions of small-scale fisheries to food security and nutrition within a human rights-based framework, reflecting on the worrying impacts of Covid-19 on the...
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FAO's Regional Office for Africa (RAF) gender unit and 14 trainees joined hands virtually in a 6 sessions long online training event. The training event was to prepare them for organising a national training for the beneficiaries and stakeholders of the NORAD project, on ''Empowering Women in fisheries for Sustainable...
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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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For World Oceans Day 2020, the research network Too Big To Ignore (TBTI) organized a series of webinars on small-scale fisheries together with FAO and other partners. See especially this webinar and this panel debate on the topic "From words to action: Using the SSF Guidelines & human rights for sustainable small-scale fisheries". The...
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