A two-day workshop, titled “Fishery-dependent Livelihoods, Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity: The Case of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas in India”, was held in New Delhi during 1-2 March 2012. The workshop was a follow-up to the one held in Chennai in 2009, which was titled “Social Dimensions of Marine Protected Area (MPA) Implementation in India: Do Fishing Communities Benefit?”.

The Passamaquoddy tribe in eastern Maine, US, are indigenous fishers who are trying to exercise sovereign rights to resources.

As Europe moves towards privatization of fisheries, it is faced with the dilemma of balancing social and economic objectives in the new Common Fisheries Policy.

The following is the input of ICSF to the Compilation Document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20).

The 'green economy' that Rio+20 hopes to focus on cannot afford to ignore a human-rights approach to sustainable fisheries.

The European Community

The fishers of the Indonesian island village of Lamalera have an age-old tradition of whaling that mixes social, cultural and economic practices to sustain livelihoods.

The traditional Vietnamese system of social and community organization,
called van chai, can be the basis of a viable fisheries management system.

Faced with the commodification of food and livelihoods in the fishery of Canada

The social, environmental and economic destruction that results from the plunder of land in Bangladesh by the shrimp industry is pitiful.