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Business as usual not enough to meet future fish demand says new report

A new report notes that the world’s requirement for fish for human consumption in 2030 will exceed the 170 million metric ton trajectory of today’s production system by 62 million metric tons. Getting to Eden, a report from global action network Fishing ...

Type: Press Release

Contagious exploitation of fish stocks calls for re-thinking of global fisheries governance

Global marine resource exploitation can spread following patterns that are analogous to disease epidemics says a new paper by WorldFish and Stockholm Resilience Centre. The study highlights how the speed and connectivity of seafood commerce is challenging ...

Type: Press Release

Call for action as Lake Nasser fish stocks decline

Attendees at a WorldFish convened workshop in Cairo have called for urgent action including a fisheries management plan for overfished Lake Nasser. The conclusion was reached during the event on fisheries stock assessment in Lake Nasser at the WorldFish ...

Type: Press Release

The role of human rights in implementing socially responsible seafood

Sustainability standards for seafood mainly address environmental performance criteria and are less concerned with the welfare of fisheries workers who produce the seafood. Yet human rights violations such as slavery and human trafficking are widespread ...

Type: Publication

Carrots and sticks: How incentives are conserving the hilsa fishery in Myanmar

Climate change Conservation hilsa Myanmar Overfishing Sustainability Small-scale fisheries Incentive-based fisheries management in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady Delta is helping to protect fish stocks, safeguard biodiversity and support the livelihoods of ...

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WorldFish External events: Sustainable Blue Economy Conference

Kenya and its co-hosts Canada and Japan are inviting the world to Nairobi for the first global conference on the sustainable blue economy. The goal of the conference is to have action-oriented discussions regarding a sustainable blue economy that is people-centric with ocean-driven investments.

Over 7,000 participants from 150 countries are expected to attend the conference, which will showcase 300+ events and 200+ speakers. The theme of the conference is: Blue Economy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

WorldFish Director General Dr. Gareth Johnstone has been invited as a keynote speaker and will be chairing the plenary session on Ending hunger, securing food supplies and promoting good health and sustainable fisheries. In addition, Gender Research Leader Dr. Cynthia McDougall, together with FISH CRP Independent Steering Committee Member Editrudith Lukanga will be presenting several themes related to women in the blue economy.


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Monday, November 26, 2018 to Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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SSF Guidelines represent voyage of struggle, empathy and support

The Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries were the first sector-specific international guidelines to involve a participatory process, whereby stakeholders interacted as part of a voyage of struggle, empathy and support. Small ...

Type: Story

The Cape Town Call to Action: Sustainable aquaculture development on the African continent - the African Aquaculture Policy Day, World Aquaculture Conference, 30 June 2017

The African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), the East African Community Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (EAC-LVFO), the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), the Intergovernmental Authority on ...

Type: Publication

Conflict and collective action in Tonle Sap fisheries: adapting governance to support community livelihoods

This paper presents the results of action research conducted from 2009 to 2015 on the dynamics of resource conflict concerning fisheries and livelihoods in the Tonle Sap Lake, as well as the institutional context and strategies for institutional ...

Type: Publication

Navigating the transformation to community-based resource management

In this chapter, the authors use the case of community-based resource management in the Solomon Islands to contribute a critical social science perspective on navigating social transformations towards sustainability. Natural resource management ...

Type: Publication