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International Workshop on: Towards Socially Just and Sustainable Fisheries: ICSF Workshop on Implementing the FAO Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines)
  • :2014
  • :98
  • :978 93 80802 33 6
Abstract

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON

Towards Socially Just and Sustainable Fisheries: ICSF Workshop on Implementing
the FAO Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries
in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines)

Report

This publication is a report of the proceedings of the ICSF Pondy Workshop, which focused on the FAO’s Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines). The workshop brought together 71 participants from 20 countries representing civil society organizations, governments, FAO, academia and fishworker organizations from both the marine and inland fisheries sectors.

This report will be found useful for fishworker organizations, researchers, policymakers, members of civil society and anyone interested in small-scale fisheries, food security and poverty eradication.

List of Abbreviations

4SSF -- FAO Global Conference on Small-scale Fisheries

ADEPEG-CPA -- Association pour le Développement des Communautés de Pêcheurs Artisans de Guinée

AEC -- ASEAN Economic Community

ANP -- Articulação Nacional das Pescadoras (National Articulation of Fisherwomen, Brazil)

ASEAN -- Association of South East Asian Nations

BOBLME -- Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Project

4SSF -- FAO Global Conference on Small-scale Fisheries

ADEPEG-CPA -- Association pour le Développement des Communautés de Pêcheurs Artisans de Guinée

AEC -- ASEAN Economic Community

ANP -- Articulação Nacional das Pescadoras (National Articulation of Fisherwomen, Brazil)

ASEAN -- Association of South East Asian Nations

BOBLME -- Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Project

CAOPA -- African Confederation of Artisanal ;Fisheries Professional Organizations

CAPE/CFFA -- Coalition pour des Accords de Peche Equitables (Coalition for Fair Fisheries Arrangements)

CARICOM -- Caribbean Community and Common Market

CBD -- Convention on Biological Diversity

CCRF -- Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (of FAO)

CFP -- Common Fisheries Policy (of the EU)

CNFO -- Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organizations

COFI -- Committee on Fisheries (of FAO)

CONAPACH -- Confederación Nacional de Pescadores Artesanales de Chile

CRFM -- Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism

CSO -- civil society organization

CWPRS -- Central Water Power and Research Station, Pune

ECOSOC -- Economic and Social Council (of the UN)

EDF -- Environmental Defense Fund

EIA -- environmental impact assessment

EMEDO -- Environmental Management and Economic Development Organization, Tanzania

EU -- European Union

FAO -- Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FENACOPECI -- National Federation of Fisheries Co-operatives in Ivory Coast

FWO -- fishworker organization

GAP -- Global Assistance Programme (of FAO)

GEF -- Global Environment Facility

GPO -- Global Partnership for Oceans

ha -- hectare

ICSF -- International Collective in Support of Fishworkers

ILO -- International Labour Organization

IPC -- International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty 

IUCN -- International Union for Conservation of Nature

KNTI -- Kesatuan Nelayan Tradisional Indonesia

MARE -- Centre for Maritime Research, Amsterdam

MMKS -- Maharashtra Machimar Kruti Samite, India

MPA -- marine protected area

MPP -- Movimento dos Pescadores e Pescadoras (Movement of Artisanal Fishermen and Fisherwomen, Brazil)

NFF -- National Fishworkers’ Forum, India

NGO -- non-governmental organization

nm -- nautical mile

OSPESCA -- Organización del Sector Pesquero y Acuícola del Istmo Centroamericano (Central American Fisheries and Aquaculture Organization) 

PPP -- public-private partnership

REJOPRAO -- Réseau des Jounalistes pour une Pêche Responsable en Afrique de l’Ouest (West African Journalists Network for Responsible Fisheries)

SADC -- South African Development Community

SEWA -- Self Employed Women’s Association, India

SEZ -- special economic zone

SIFFS -- South Indian Federation of Fishermen Societies

SNEHA -- Social Need Education and Human Awareness, India

SSF -- small-scale fisheries

SSF Guidelines -- FAO Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication

TED -- turtle excluder device

VGSSF -- Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries

WFF -- World Forum of Fishworkers and Fish Harvesters

WFFP -- World Forum of Fisher Peoples

WIOMSA -- Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association