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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.

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


  2. 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.

  3. Food security: CSO declaration


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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. Russia: indigenous peoples, in the country of volcanoes

    Berezhkov, Dmitry
    For the indigenous peoples of the Kamchatka Peninsula, the ‘fish province’ of the Russian Federation, fighting for their rights to access fishing resources is crucial.

  14. Inland fisheries: a valuable resource

    Bartley, Devin M.; Funge-Smith, Simon; Marmulla, Gerd; Franz, Nicole; Marttin, Felix
    The value of small-scale inland fisheries lies in its ability to provide essential protein, micronutrients, vitamins and fats for millions of people, particularly in developing countries.

  15. Redeeming small-scale fishers


    Greater visibility and recognition of inland fisheries could redeem small-scale fishers and fishworkers from being amongst the most impoverished class of community.

  16. Inland fisheries: development refugees

    Chatterjee, Pradip
    Fishworker representatives from seven states of India converged at Kolkata to discuss the creation of a National Platform for Small-scale Fish Workers (Inland).

  17. Ivory Coast: women, a desperate search

    Gorez, Beatrice
    Women fish processors in Côte d’Ivoire in Western Africa face a bleak future, with fewer fish and declining incomes.

  18. Costa Rica shrimp fishery: achieving a balance

    Tencio, Carlos Andrés Brenes
    Traditional knowledge has proved to be relevant for the management of shrimp fisheries on the Pacific and Caribbean coasts of Costa Rica. The article is a synthesis of the case study undertaken as part of a regional research project organized by ICSF and CoopeSoliDar R.L, on traditional knowledge and the fisheries of the Central American region.

  19. SSF guidelines: linking up

    Correa, Mariette
    A workshop on enhancing the capacities of women fishworkers in India for the implementation of the SSF Guidelines led to clear and positive outcomes.

  20. CBD COP13: mainstreaming biodiversity

    Rivera, Vivienne Solis
    Several important decisions relating to biodiversity were taken at the UN Biodiversity Convention, attended by over 7,000 participants from 170 countries and over 400 organizations.

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