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New editions of fisheries journals, SAMUDRA Report and Yemaya, released by ICSF December 20,2012   |  Source: ICSF |  Alert Type(s): Samudra Exclusive

The latest editions of two popular publications on fisheries – SAMUDRA Report and Yemaya -- have been released by the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF).

SAMUDRA Report is ICSF's triannual journal on fisheries, communities and livelihoods, while Yemaya is its unique newsletter on gender issues in fisheries.

SAMUDRA Report No. 63, dated November 2012, features articles from Cambodia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam, Timor-Leste, Chile, Alaska and South Africa, apart from an analysis of the 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP11) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), and an interview with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on fisheries and the right to food.

The reports from Cambodia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Vietnam focus on national consultations held to discuss the international guidelines proposed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) for small-scale fisheries.

The analysis of COP11 centres around the issue of ecologically and biologically significant marine and coastal areas (EBSAs), while the interview with Olivier De Schutter, the UN Special Rapporteur, answers questions on his report on fisheries and the right to food, highlighting the crucial contribution of small-scale

 

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