National Training of Trainers (TOT) Workshop (Marine Fisheries) on the SSF Guidelines
Asha Nivas, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
13-15 October, 2022

The negotiated Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (the SSF Guidelines) were endorsed by the Committee on Fisheries (COFI) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) at its Thirty-first Session in June 2014. The implementation of the SSF Guidelines is identified as a significant step for enhancing the contribution of small-scale fisheries to nutrition and food security.

As part of the implementation process, International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) Trust is organizing a National Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop at Chennai, from 13-15 October 2022. Key fishworker representatives (One man and one woman) from Andhra Pradesh, Goa , Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal are expected to attend the workshop.


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