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SE Asian regional fisheries network urges ADB to scrap Coral Triangle Initiative April 24, 2012   |  Source : SEAfish

A network of Southeast Asian fisheries organizations criticized the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) for its top-down approach which disregards the participation and rights of tens of millions of small fishers and fish farmers who depend on the marine reso...

Helping Pacific island women speak up on climate change by Thin Lei Win April 23, 2012   |  Source : AlertNet  | Copyright : 2012 Thomson Reuters Foundation

In the male-dominated culture of the Pacific islands to the north and east of Australia, women’s voices are rarely heard. Men make the decisions and women tend to the children and prepare food. Yet most predictions say it is women and children who wi...

Latest issue of SAMUDRA Report, ICSF's fisheries journal, released March 30, 2012   |  Source : ICSF  | Copyright : 2012 ICSF

The latest edition of SAMUDRA Report, the triannual journal of the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF), which covers issues related to fisheries, fishing communities and fishers' livelihoods, has just been released. The current is...

Mediterranean fishermen: Time is running out March 30, 2012   |  Source : TheFishSite  | Copyright : 5M Enterprises Ltd

Time is running out, is the clear and unanimous message from the Mediterranean Platform of Artisanal Fishers, with regard to the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). Mediterranean small-scale fishermen work towards a sustainable way of making gains while pre...

Pakistan fishermen demand five-year ban on trawling along sea floor March 08, 2012   |  Source : The International News  | Copyright : The News International , 2012

Fishermen of the inland waters of Punjab, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Sindh have demanded to phase out bottom trawling from territorial waters for the next five years. The fishermen’s request is prompted by the negative impacts that bottom trawl...

System to aid Indian fishermen record their activities February 14, 2012   |  Source : The Times of India  | Copyright : Times of India, 2011

The Community Based Fish Catch Monitoring (CBFCM) System, a novel initiative by the College of Fisheries, Mangalore will help fishermen monitor their work quantitatively and qualitatively so that they are in a position to improve their working conditions ...

System to aid Indian fishermen record their activities by Vinobha K T February 12, 2012   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The Community Based Fish Catch Monitoring (CBFCM) System, a novel initiative by the College of Fisheries, Mangalore will help fishermen monitor their work quantitatively and qualitatively so that they are in a position to improve their working conditions ...

Recognize specific role of fisherfolk, Farmers Major Group tells Rio+20 conference January 25, 2012   |  Source : UNCSD
SAMUDRA EXCLUSIVE

There is need to recognize the specific role of fisherfolk in poverty reduction, decent livelihoods and eradication of hunger, according to a Statement from the Farmers Major Group on initial discussions on the Zero Draft of the Outcome Document of "Rio+...

SEAFDEC props up small-scale fisherfolk by Marvyn N. Benaning January 16, 2012   |  Source : Tempo  | Copyright : 2012 Tempo

The Filipino chief of a regional fisheries center is batting for more community-based hatcheries to ensure food security in the country and Southeast Asia. Dr. Joebert D. Toledo, chief of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center-Aquaculture De...

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