Vilanova de Arousa in Galicia, Spain, will host the ‘IYAFA Regional workshop: Getting the story straight and envisioning a fair future for small-scale fisheries in Europe’ on November 13-16.

Its key themes include:

  1. Creating a positive narrative of small-scale fisheries (SSF) in Europe.
  2. Strengthening governance transition and related processes.
  3. Strengthening capacities of SSF and support organizations and building alliances.
  4. Women’s role in fisheries in the region.

The workshop will highlight that the attention to SSF, along with their crucial role as food producers globally, should continue beyond IYAFA 2022. The workshop will include 45 participants from national and regional SSF organizations, networks of women working in fisheries, NGOs and academic institutions from eighteen countries across Europe. For more details, please visit: