Blue finance guidance notes - Insurance for small-scale fisheries

This brochure describes why insurance is important for the sustainable development and management of small-scale fisheries. It discusses the benefits and challenges of insurance, as well as options for insurance provision to small-scale fishers and what insurance for small-scale fisheries looks like. Traditional and alternative models for small-scale fisheries insurance are presented and the brochure gives ideas for creating an enabling environment for insuring small-scale fishers. Information on recent FAO publications that support fisheries insurance is included as well.