ANALYSIS

Truly sustainable ………………………… 4

On IUU fishing and unacceptable working conditions for fishers


BRAZIL

A backbreaking struggle………7

Shellfish fisherwomen on the Paran√° coast of Brazil work in abject conditions


PERU

Against the current…………………….. 9

The diversity of geography, gear and techniques of fishing in Peru poses special problems


NEW ZEALAND

Exploited, blacklisted, destitute… 13

Migrant fishers on board vessels of New Zealand companies are often exploited


IRELAND

Confronting a scandal ………………. 17

The International Transport Workers’ Federation focuses on migrant workers’ rights


WEST AFRICA

The black hole in the seas …………. 20

Illegal fishing in West Africa has significant far-ranging implications


GHANA

No child’s play 26

Are current interventions far-reaching enough to tackle trafficking of child labour


TANZANIA

Fraught with danger …………………. 30

Fishers in Tanzania are vulnerable to social and work-related problems


CANADA

Rightfully unfair ……………………….. 37

Salmon fishermen on the west coast of Canada are on the brink of bankruptcy


CANADA

Down home no more? ………………. 39

The new government of Canada aims to protect fishermen from foreign corporates


ANALYSIS

Needed: A new paradigm………….. 42

Social sustainability in fish trade hinges on the economic contribution of small-scale fishers


PHILIPPINES

Pillars of decent work ……………… 46

Tuna fishermen need policy interventions to secure their rights, safety and protection


FIJI

Entry points for gender …………….. 50

Participation of women in the fisheries sector of Fiji throws up several challenges


REPORT

Life a float ………………………………… 57

A review of the 2017 edition of the Pêcheurs du Monde film festival in Lorient, France


REPORT

Learning from the ocean…………… 62

The recent UN Ocean Conference was outstanding in its design and organization


COMMENT………………3

ROUNDUP…………….. 66