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

News and events

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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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How a courageous woman from Uganda is empowering women food producers. Read more
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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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During the Virtual Ocean Dialogues by the World Economic Forum 1-5 June 2020, FAO hosted a session called Empowering Women in Small-Scale Fisheries for Sustainable Aquatic Food Systems in the African Great Lakes Region on June 3rd,18:30 - 19:30 CET. The session presented initiatives to reduce poverty and improve food security and nutrition...
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A multitude of actors in Latin America and the Caribbean were active in the formulation of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines). Their engagement helped shape this important set of guidelines and also made them keen adopters...
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