Fisher Declarations - IYAFA 2022

Statements from the SSF Hub Community

During IYAFA 2022, the SSF Hub is collecting and sharing policy recommendations and declarations to help drive action on the issues that are important to small-scale fishing actors and stakeholders. Click the links below to read some of the statements from the SSF Hub Community. If you would like to share content, please contact the SSF Hub at

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Call to Action

Action is urgently required to address the following key challenges to ensure that small-scale fisheries are protected and restored, and that they continue contributing to economies, health, culture and wellbeing. 

Fishing for Life

Fishing for Life

“FISHING FOR LIFE” South and Southeast Asian Conference on Small-scale Fisheries and Aquaculture SACSFA 2022 Statement

Peru Proposals

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Propuesta y Síntesis de Políticas Públicas en Pesca y Acuicultura en Perú


ICSF Statement

ICSF IYAFA 2022: Asia workshop statement: Celebrating Sustainable and Equitable Small-scale Fisheries, 5- 8 May, 2022, Bangkok, Thailand



Statements from National Fisheries Solidarity Organization (NAFSO) in Sri Lanka


CERMES Declaration

Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES) International Youth Day

IPC Statement

IPC Group

35th COFI General Statement - IPC Fisheries Group

Pesca Artesanal

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The Learning Network supports AIPAA

ICSF - 35th COFI


Thirty-fifth Session of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI) on Agenda Item 6: Supporting Small-scale and Artisanal Fisheries Statement by ICSF

Rules of Conduct

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These are the ground rules, or basic rules, for good partners to follow if they wish to work with small-scale fishers to save the oceans and aquatic environment.


FAO Video Card

The IYAFA 2022 recommendations, present in IYAFA 2022's final report, echo the key messages of the IYAFA 2022 GAP. They have been validated, elevated and complemented throughout the IYAFA 2022 events and initiatives and are particularly informed by the voices of small-scale artisanal fishers, fish farmers and fishworkers.

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