The 2nd National Congress of Small-Scale Artisanal Fishers and Mollusk Gatherers of Costa Rica was held on November 8, 9 and 10, 2021

Griselda  Alvarado Picado
Griselda Alvarado Picado • 29 March 2022

During the pandemic in Costa Rica, as in all parts of the world, virtuality has undermined the abilities of local coastal communities and the small-scale artisanal fishing and mollusk gathering sectors in general to raise their voices and call attention to the situations that their communities and territories face, due to an ocean-based “blue economy” that sidelines them, threatens the fundamental vitality of their territories, and interferes with their deep commitment to marine conservation and sustainable use.

We invite you to read the full text available on the ICCA Consortium website:… 

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