Small Scale Fisheries

Help A Researcher Out: Short Survey on Small-Scale Fisheries with Too Big To Ignore

Help A Researcher Out: Short Survey on Small-Scale Fisheries with Too Big To Ignore

Help a Researcher Out! Too Big To Ignore (TBTI) needs your help to highlight the characteristics of fisheries around the globe as a means to increase their visibility and help design adequate policies and management strategies that support them, one question at the time.

EU's small-scale fisheries, & its Landing Obligation

EU's small-scale fisheries, & its Landing Obligation

The European Unions Common Fisheries Policy Landing Obligation aims to tackle fishery discards, which presents issues for sustainable management. Although introduced in 2015, questions over its implementation and impacts on the various fishing sectors remain.

Post-Harvest Losses - On the Boat, On the Shore

Post-Harvest Losses - On the Boat, On the Shore

Fishing incurs costs from many different aspects the vessel itself, fuel, fishing equipment, crew, licences, and so forth. Making sure every bit of a catch counts as income is essential especially where fishers are running on tight margins.

Climate Change Impacts on Kenya's Fishery-dependent communities

Climate Change Impacts on Kenya's Fishery-dependent communities

We know climate change is altering coral reef ecosystems, but how will these changes impact the human communities that depend on them for their livelihood?  

Community-based conservation to rebuild fish stocks

Community-based conservation to rebuild fish stocks

Vanua Levu's Nagigi community want to create an aqoliqoli  - a short-term no take marine protected area - to ensure a sustainable future.