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Issue No:86
  • :0973-1121
  • :November
  • :2021

Samudra Report No.86, November 2021

 

Time to Shift Gear
It is high time that negotiations on subsidies at the WTO result in an agreement whose primary goal is transparency and universality in fisheries conservation and management measures
The draft Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies (WT/MIN(21)/W/5) from the Chair of the Negotiation Group on Rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO), ought to be welcomed. This text is to facilitate the final negotiations ahead of the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) to be held soon in Geneva (30 November to 3 December)....


 

Contents

Thailand

A Level Playing Field................................ 4

The Fishers Rights Network (ITF-FRN) advocates against human-rights abuses in fisheries


 Chile

The Salmon Demon.................................. 7

The growing opposition to destructive salmon farming in Chile


 Ghana

The Missing Link.................................... 11

An interview with Mike Abaka-Edu, Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council (GNCFC)


Philippines

Rendering Visibility............................... 15

The COVID-19 pandemic revealed how women remain invisible in fisheries policies


Kenya

Eat More Fish......................................... 20

For better nutrition outcomes, national food policies should include fisheries and aquaculture


India

Shifting Sands....................................... 23

COVID-19 and the challenge of social-ecological resilience for the fisheries of Pulicat lagoon


Bangladesh

Hotter, Wetter, Saltier............................ 27

Bangladesh’s unique vulnerabilities to climate change warrant action to mitigate impacts


United Nations

Seeds that Can’t Be Buried .............................31

Social movements, indigenous peoples and CSOs are united against the UN Food Systems Summit


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