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Aquatic Commons (37.077 recursos)

The Aquatic Commons is a thematic digital repository covering the natural marine, estuarine /brackish and fresh water environments . It includes all aspects of the science, technology, management and conservation of these environments, their organisms and resources, and the economic, sociological and legal aspects.

Subject = Fisheries

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  1. Report on workshop on enhancing capacities of women fishworkers in India for the implementation of the SSF guidelines, 21–23 November, 2016, Ashoka Hall, Asha Nivas Social Service Centre, Chennai, India

    Correa, Mariette
    The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) Trust organised a national workshop on ‘Enhancing capacities of women fishworkers in India for the implementation of the SSF Guidelines’ in Chennai, India, on November 21-23, 2016. There were 63 participants from nine coastal states of India—participants from Gujarat could not attend. They were informed of the situation and role of women in India’s fisheries, as also the relevance of the ‘Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication’ (SSF Guidelines) to women in small-scale fisheries and the opportunities to improve their conditions. This...

  2. Conte Burica: An indigenous people that listens to the Sea. Ngabe People. First approach.


    This study is part of the regional process of understanding the importance of traditional knowledge in Latin America. The study identifies the key developments in indigenous peoples issues in Costa Rica, especially relating to fishing communities. It also documents the perceptions of the leaders of the Council of Elders in relation to fisheries issues, craft, access to land and sea, marine conservation and climate change and social aspects along with gender equality. The study is specific to the marine areas of the Conte Burica region.

  3. The small scale fishing experience of the Garifuna community in Nueva Armenia, Honduras

    Yanes, Gerardo
    The case is part of the series of studies undertaken in Central America to document the experience of Artisanal Fisheries. This case study in Honduras, specifically focuses on the impact of climate change on the Garifuna community, and identifies the limitations and strengths of Garifuna community in terms of access and use rights to coastal marine resources. It documents the participation of women in the difference processes from capture to product marketing. It also focuses on the current situation of the community in terms of their basic living conditions.

  4. The indigenous community of Rama of the Rama Cay Coast in the Caribbean region of Nicaragua

    Acosta, María Luisa
    The aim of this work is to develop a case study in the indigenous community of Rama Rama Cay in the Autonomous Region of the Southern Caribbean (RACS) of Nicaragua; to provide a broader understanding of the issues of relevance, social, human rights, management and conservation of small-scale fisheries: traditional, artisanal and subsistence; technical and policy for political and economic decisions in the Central America.

  5. Report of the one-day state-level workshop on “implementation of voluntary guidelines for securing sustainable small-scale fisheries in the context of food security and poverty eradication” on 6 November, 2016, at Malpe Fish-merchants’ Community Hall, Malpe Fishing Bunder, Malpe, Udupi district, Karnataka, India, organized by ICSF Trust


  6. Yemaya, No.53, February 2017


  7. Report of the round table of women in small-scale fisheries in Goa, 19 February 2017, Panaji, Goa, organized by International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) Trust with Saad Aangan


    The round table was organized by Saad Aangan, a Goa-based gender resource group, in collaboration with the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (Trust) and was attended by thirty-four participants, all (except one fish farmer) women. The workshop was conducted in Konkani, the language of Goa. The programme commenced with a lively song on the fish of Goa sung by Perpet Cardoz, from the fishing community at Zuari, Goa Velha. After brief introductions by the participants, Maria Angelica D' Souza from Saad Aangan explained the purpose of the Round Table. She stated that she had attended a meeting at Chennai...

  8. Yemaya, No.52, September 2016


  9. Roundup: news, events, briefings and more. Samudra report No.74


  10. COFI meet: making SSF secure

    Mathew, Sebastian
    The 32nd Session of the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) held elaborate discussions in July 2016 on Agenda Item 9: Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries.

  11. Food security: CSO declaration


    Small farmers, agriworkers, fishworkers, pastoralists, Indigenous Peoples, consumers, NGOs, women and youth from Europe and Central Asia speak out.

  12. Certification: GFSF, funding challenge

    McQueen, Angela
    Small-scale and developing-world fisheries in different parts of the world receive funding from the Marine Stewardship Council Global Sustainability Fund.

  13. ENGOs: a time for reigning in?

    Lhuilier, Gilles
    Big environmental NGOs are being ceded concessions for large protected areas of land and sea without proper monitoring, control and enforcement.

  14. Mekong Region: SSF guidelines, a plan of action


    A regional workshop on securing sustainable small-scale fisheries in the Lower Mekong Region, held in Thailand, identified issue and action points that need to be addressed.

  15. Pedagogy: training, a guide to stand by

    Seufert, Philip
    The People’s Manual on the Guidelines on Governance of Land, Fisheries and Forests is a useful tool for civil society organizations.

  16. South Africa: SSF guidelines, caught in a net

    Sunde, Jackie
    Small-scale fishing communities in South Africa have to cope with unequal power relations as they seek effective means for the implementation of the SSF Guidelines.

  17. Info management: growing blue

    Gribling, Armand; Kalentsits, Maria
    The 41st IAMSLIC Conference on 'Blue Growth: Motivating Innovations in Aquatic Information Management' stressed the need to select and organize information.

  18. Myanmar: development, potential for transformation

    Johnstone, Gareth
    As a country in transition, Myanmar is seeking to unlock the potential of its fisheries and aquaculture sector for inclusive growth, improved livelihoods, and better food security.

  19. St.Kitts and Nevis: sea moss farming, moss gloss

    Williams, Marc
    The introduction of sea moss farming into the island nation of St.Kitts and Nevis offers hope for new jobs, alternative livelihoods and food security.

  20. India: fishing communities, hemmed in by development

    Correa, Mariette
    A study of five fishing villages in Goa, India, shows how development in the region increasingly marginalizes local communities and deprives them of sources of livelihood.

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