Statement read to the plenary session of the UN Committee on Food Security, October 2014

October 15, 2014 | News, Statement | 1 Comment |

Statement made by: Naseegh Jaffer For the Global Civil Society Group (incorporating WFFP) President, on behalf of the Civil Society Mechanism, we…

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A ‘Boat March’ from Mangalore to Thiruvananthapuram

October 14, 2014 | News, Statement | 1 Comment |

From PP John, President, Kerala Swathanthra Malsyathozhilaly Federation (KSMTF) A ‘Boat March’ from Mangalore to Thiruvananthapuram – with a slogan “Protect  Sea,…

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New WFFP Coordination Committee

September 15, 2014 | 6th General Assembly, News | 0 Comments |

Aside from all the enlightening discussions and work towards the protection of small-scale fisheries rights, the 6th WFFP conference also…

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WFFP Conference Kicks of with a warning from US professor

September 1, 2014 | 6th General Assembly, News | 3 Comments |

As the 6th WFFP General Assembly got underway today, delegates from all around the world came together to begin discussions…

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Coastal Links’ continued fight for access rights

August 29, 2014 | News | 0 Comments |

Coastal Links – South Africa is gearing up for the WFFP General Assembly to be held in Cape Town on…

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Tourism-driven grabbing in Kalpitiya peninsula, Sri Lanka

August 28, 2014 | News | 1 Comment |

In the wake of the 2004 tsunami, which also destroyed the coastlines of the Kalpitiya peninsula and its surrounding islands…

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The struggle for Coastal Sovereignty in the Gulf of Fonseca, Honduras

August 27, 2014 | News | 0 Comments |

Honduras’ pristine marine waters are under multiple threats from transnational corporations and investors, as well as powerful politicians. Since the…

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WFFP Unites Fishers across the Globe

August 27, 2014 | News, Statement | 0 Comments |

“UPHOLD our human and fishing rights as fisherfolk of the world, protect our livelihoods, pursue social justice for fishing communities,…

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Global Fisheries Guidelines promote food security and Poverty Eradication

August 27, 2014 | News | 0 Comments |

Small-scale fishers worldwide will benefit significantly when international guidelines governing the sector are finally adopted. The Voluntary Guidelines for Securing…

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National Fishworker’s Forum prevents massive eviction of fisher communities

August 26, 2014 | News | 0 Comments |

When the federal government of India first brought in the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) in 1991, it was designed to…

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