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

Resources

2021
This report provides details of a national gender training workshop for small-scale fisheries technical project staff, key value chain stakeholders, women processors, chiefs and other value chain actors , which was conducted from 23 to 27 November 2020, in Salima [...]
2020
In March 2020, a regional inception workshop was held in Ghana a project of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) entitled Enhancing the contribution of small-scale fisheries to [...]
https://youtu.be/DWGRadhTHig
2020
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 [...]
2020
This document summarizes research on the intersection of gender and wild-caught fisheries, exploring the ways in which fisheries offer important entry points to enhance gender equality and women’s economic empowerment while also contributing to more effective interventions and more sustainable [...]
2019
This handbook is designed to give practical guidance on improving gender and social inclusion in coastal fisheries and aquaculture for staff working in fisheries agencies in Pacific Island countries and territories. It focuses on the responsibilities of Pacific Island governments [...]
2019
Published by International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) Download Also available in Ewe (Ghana), Ga (Ghana), Fante (Ghana), Nzema (Ghana), Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Odia, Hindi, Marathi , Spanish, Khmer, Bahasa, Laos, Vietnamese, Kiswahili, Portuguese, Urdu, Thai, Burmese
2018
The increased recognition of the multiplicity of roles played by women in, and their crucial contributions to, the fisheries sector exists in stark contrast with the low presence of women in fisherfolk organizations around the globe, and the lack of [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BolcVAAyEOw
2018
Short animated video that wants to trigger awareness and discussion about gender equality in small-scale fisheries. One of the goals of the SSF Guidelines is helping to challenge gender-discriminatory laws, policies, customs and practices, and transform institutional arrangements to facilitat [...]
2017
This handbook was developed to support gender-equitable small-scale fisheries by enhancing the understanding of their gender dimensions, with a focus on the specific role and conditions of women in the small-scale fisheries sector. The principles of gender equity and equality are [...]
2016
Abstract Following the endorsement of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines) by the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) in June 2014, several capacity-development workshops and consultations were organized [...]
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