Human Rights vs. Right Based Fishing: The ideological battleground in Siem Reap

April 28, 2015 | News | 1 Comment |

By the international secretariat of the World Forum of Fisher Peoples – 26 April 2015 On 23-27 March 2014, six…

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Tahira Ali Shah: A martyr for water rights and womens rights

March 18, 2015 | News | 1 Comment |

Tahira Ali Shah (born 1964; † 9 March 2015) The tragic passing of Tahira Ali Shah is an intimate loss…

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Small-Scale Fisheries Guidelines avaliable in six languages

March 17, 2015 | News | 0 Comments |

We are excited to  learn that the final version of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the…

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Mr. Muhammad Ali Shah of the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum

WFFP statement to the working group of the Human Rights Council on the Peasants Declaration

February 2, 2015 | News, Statement | 0 Comments |

  “My plea is simple — to reject the commodification of nature. Land grabs were the start of market-led colonisation;…

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Ecuador: Shrimp Farming vs. Ancestral Land Rights

August 24, 2014 | News | 1 Comment |

Ecuador is the fifth largest producer of shrimp worldwide, generating over one billion dollars a year. Ecuador’s fragile wetlands have…

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