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

Resources

2019
This document includes eight studies showcasing good practices in support of sustainable small-scale fisheries. FAO commissioned these studies aiming to share experiences and promote the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food [...]
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
2017
This information note seeks to highlight the human rights aspects of the goals and targets relating to food security and small-scale fisheries (SSF), particularly from the perspectives of the right to adequate food, and to demonstrate how this interrelationship plays [...]
2016
Fisheries and aquaculture are a significant source of livelihoods and contribute to the food security of hundreds of millions of people. Notwithstanding, small-scale fishers, fish famers, boat crew members, fish-processors, fish traders and fish processing workers often face serious labour related [...]
2015
The SSF Guidelines are the result of a bottom-up participatory development process based on the recommendations of the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Sessions of the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI). Between 2010 and 2013, FAO facilitated a global process that involved [...]
2015
The Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines) are the first international instrument dedicated entirely to the immensely important – but until now often neglected – small-scale fisheries sector. The [...]
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