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Latest issue of ICSF's fisheries journal, SAMUDRA Report No. 81, June 2019, published June 17,2019   |  Source: ICSF |  Alert Type(s): Samudra Exclusive

The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) has released the latest edition of SAMUDRA Report, its triannual journal on fisheries, communities and livelihoods.

SAMUDRA Report No. 81, dated June 2019, features articles on fisheries from around the world, with a special focus on implementation of the the Voluntary Guidelines for Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries (SSF Guidelines).

The editorial Comment that opens the issue focuses on subsistence fisheries in the Western and Central Pacific region and their importance as a source of nutrition, culture and welfare for the communities living there. It notes that the course of action for the region is outlined in the SSF Guidelines, which need to be integrated into regional strategies and processes.

An article from Cuba reports on a Fisheries Forum that brought together stakeholders from coastal communities to examine opportunities and challenges to make fisheries more sustainable, considering how vital fishing is for Cuba's economy and the livelihoods of its coastal communities.

The geography, histories and cultures of the Pacific island region, and its 14 small island developing states, represent unique challenges and opportunities, argues another article. It notes that the introduction of the SSF


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Theme(s): Post Harvest Technology and Trade, Landing Centres, Others, Freshwater ecosystems and threats, Fishing Craft, Gear and Fishing Methods, Fisheries Development and Aquaculture, Communities and Organisations, Coastal Ecosystems and Threats, Fisheries Resources.

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