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Issue No:71
  • :0973–1121
  • :August
  • :2015

The Ocean has its silent caves,
Deep, quiet, and alone;
Though there be fury on the waves,
Beneath them there is none.
The awful spirits of the deep
Hold their communion there;
And there are those for whom we weep,
The young, the bright, the fair.

— from “The Ocean”
by Nathaniel Hawthorne

 

REPORT
Better fishing, better living..................... 4
Reviewing guidelines for working,
living conditions on board fishing vessels

INDIAN OCEAN
Strength in unity ..................................... 14
Small-scale fishermen in the Indian
Ocean region are joining fo their rights

INDIA
Shelter from the storm............................ 17
Lessons from the 2004 Indian Ocean
tsunami on interventions in shelter

SOUTH AFRICA
Spreading the net.................................... 22
Civil society representatives in South Africa
strive to implement the FAO SSF Guidelines

LABOUR
From catcher to counter......................... 28
ITF and IUF join to increase union
power for all workers in fisheries

GENDER
Fishing out the invisible.......................... 31
One in two seafood workers is a woman,
yet they remain invisible, unrecognized

REPORT
Good, clean, fair fish................................ 35
Slow Fish is an evolving network for
alternatives in sustainable, responsible fisheries

CAMBODIA
Coming together to fish........................... 38
The Community Fisheries system in Tonle Sap
lake, Cambodia, needs to be ramped up now

INTERVIEW
Fighting against ruin............................... 42
Soe Win, Chairman of the Fisher Development
Association (FDA), Myanmar, talks

INDIA

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