News & Updates

  • North America workplan North America will focus on questions of access to ocean spaces, fish resources, markets and livelihoods, and on the dynamics of socio-ecological change in fishing communities over time. Key issues include working wi...read more
  • Europe workplan Europe will conduct an overview of the SSF characteristics, state and conditions in Europe, examine ways to improve market possibilities for this sector, and contribute to the current discussion about SSF governance, in...read more
  • Africa workplan As research about SSF is disconnected and patchy in Africa, the team will develop a profile of SSF for Africa and create an ‘economic viability assessment’ framework. Case studies will be carried out in Namibia, Ango...read more
  • 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