The 2nd World Small-Scale Fisheries (2WSFC) Congress was held in Merida, Mexico, 21-26 September 2014. The congress, whose main theme was “Options and Opportunities for Small- Scale Fisheries,” featured more than 250 presentations on the following topics:
- economic viability;
- livelihoods and wellbeing;
- ecosystem stewardship;
- rights and access;
- governance and governability;
- food security;
- assessment and monitoring.
The congress was an opportunity for anyone interested in SSF to participate in an interactive discussion about the future of the world small-scale fisheries. In the following days there will be more information posted on the congress activities, including the key outcomes, so make sure to check the congress website at http://2WSFC.wordpress.com.