News & Updates

  • Concept note: Governing the Governance Small-scale fisheries (SSF) are important for their contribution to society and because of what they mean to the millions of people who actually live this fishery. How SSF perform in these respects is an overarching conc...read more
  • WG6 workplan Governing the Governance (WG6) examines what institutions and principles are suitable for the governance of fisheries. WG6 will conduct an analysis of current governance discourse to understand what images, principles a...read more
  • TBTI-CZAP-SEAFDEC workshop, 17-20 December, Bangkok, Thailand, 2012 The TBTI-CZAP-SEAFDEC Workshop on “Small-scale fisheries: livelihoods, wellbeing, vulnerability and governance” and the Asia & Oceania regional meeting took place between December 17-20, 2012, in Bangkok, Thailan...read more
  • TBTI inaugural meeting summary report To learn more about the first meeting of the SSHRC-funded global research partnership on small-scale fisheries (SSF), Too Big To Ignore (TBTI),  download: tbti_inaugural_meeting_summary__final__1356859968.pdf...read more
  • WG4 workplan Enhancing the Stewardship (WG4) aims to understand what alternatives are available for minimizing environmental impacts and fostering stewardship within small-scale fisheries. Because small-scale fisheries are large in ...read more
  • Asia & Oceania workplan Asia & Oceania  will design a research framework focused on values, livelihoods, social wellbeing and gender. Deprivation and vulnerability of fishers due to climate and other global change, particularly risks and ...read more
  • TBTI & the 65th GCFI conference: 6 & 7 November, Santa Marta, Colombia, 2012 TBTI was present at the 65th GCFI annual meeting (5-9 November, Santa Marta, Colombia) with a general session on the partnership (November 6th, 2012), and a Latin America & Caribbean  and working group 4 s...read more
  • Latin America & Caribbean workplan Latin America & Caribbean envision a participative approach to investigate and promote stewardship and self-governance in SSF, seeking best practices and success stories that could be replicated elsewhere. Promoting...read more
  • TBTI inaugural meeting public policy forum, September 2012 A public policy forum "What is the Future of the Inshore Fishery? Experiences in Other Jurisdictions" was held on September 5th, 2012, during the TBTI inaugural meeting in St. John's, Canada. The discussion was led by...read more
  • TBTI Inaugural Meeting: 4-6 September, St. John’s, Canada, 2012 The first meeting of the SSHRC-funded global research partnership on small-scale fisheries (SSF), Too Big To Ignore (TBTI), took place September 4-6, 2012, in St. John's, Canada. The purpose of the workshop was to en...read more
  • 1st World Small-Scale Fisheries congress: 18-22 October, Bangkok, Thailand 2010 The World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress (WSFC) is a scientific meeting that aims to address issues concerning small-scale fisheries around the world. Researchers, practitioners, policy makers, fishers, industries, comm...read more
  • International Coastal Network The International Coastal Network (ICN) at Memorial University of Newfoundland complements an interdisciplinary research program which aims at enhancing an understanding of the connectivity and interaction between natura...read more
  • Research Priorities Survey The goal of the Research Priorities for Small-Scale Fisheries Survey is to help understand what information is most needed by those who are making decisions about the development, use, and governance of fisheries resou...read more
  • World Small-Scale Fisheries: Contemporary VisionsWorld Small-Scale Fisheries: Contemporary visions
    World Small-Scale Fisheries: Contemporary Visions. Edited by Ratana Chuenpagdee. Eburon, 2011.
    The importance of fisheries is not lost in the global policy arena. What is often overlooked in the general ...read more