Small-scale capture fisheries: a global overview with emphasis on developing countries: a preliminary report of the Big Numbers Project

The report gives a summary of the results to-date of case studies carried out in a selected number of countries which provides a first analysis of the differences between marine and inland small and large scale fisheries in developing countries. It has been prepared for the conference “Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries: Bringing together responsible fisheries and social development” in Bangkok and is intended for policy and decision makers and others with an interest in sustainable fisheries and poverty alleviation.


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2008)
The WorldFish Center. Penang, Malaysia. 63 p.