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What information exists about your fishery and how can you ensure your fishery thrives now and in the future?

How can you build strong governance and management systems for your fishery and community?

What are ways to strengthen the value chain of your fishery and earn more from harvests?

How can your fishery benefit all community members in an equitable manner?

What can your fishery and community do to prepare for natural disasters and climate change?

How can your fishery help build stronger communities?

How can your fishery contribute to food and nutrition security and the health of your community?

How can your fishery build and exchange knowledge and facilitate change?

Welcome to the Resource Library. Here you will find a range of resources that you can use to support your small-scale fishery and community. Use the buttons above to browse resources by category or use the filters on the right to sort resources.

Putting the Voluntary Guidelines on Tenure and the Voluntary Guidelines on Small-scale Fisheries into Practice: A Learning Guide for Civil Society Organizations

This learning guide has been designed specifically to give civil society and grassroots organizations a deeper understanding of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) and the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines). The aim is to enable the members of these organizations and their constituents, especially small-scale fishers and fishworkers, to use the VGGT and SSF Guidelines meaningfully and effectively to improve the governance of tenure in their respective countries.

Nassau Grouper in Belize - Story of Carlton Young

Listen to the story that veteran fisherman, Carlton Young, has to share about the need for sustainable fishing practices. In his years of fishing, he has witnessed a marked decline in the fishing population.

Workshop Report: Financing Contexts of Locally Managed Marine Areas in WIO

Workshop report from CORDIO East Africa on the sustainable finance assessment protocol and the financing context of locally managed marine areas (LMMAs) in Kenya

Guidelines for Supporting Fishery Improvement Projects

With the 2022 update, the Guidelines explain how FIPs create opportunities to drive change through collective public-private action to address human rights and labor rights issues. To identify social risks, the Guidelines recommend that FIPs use the Social Responsibility Assessment Tool for the Seafood Sector (SRA), a rapid assessment tool that FIPs can use to identify areas of risk related to social issues, or similar tool.

Financing small-scale fisheries in Thailand

This policy brief aims to inform financial institutions in Thailand about the opportunities and challenges associated with financing small-scale fisheries. It outlines the key findings from a supply and-demand analysis of financial services that was carried out in 2021 among small-scale fishers, fisherfolk organizations and financial service providers in Thailand.

Climate Change Poster

Poster on the impacts of climate change on fisheries