Project Name:

Support for Small-Scale Fisheries in Policy, Legislation and Management 


Food and Agricultural Organisation FAO  - Project Dates:   June 2003 - September 2003

Detailed narrative description of project:

A review of support to small-scale fisheries based on case studies in 40 countries assessing whether small-scale fishers are consulted with and provided for in fisheries policy, legislation and management.

Detailed narrative description of actual services provided by Poseidon Aquatic
Resource Management Ltd:

Some special challenges were presented in ensuring that management of small-scale fisheries complies with the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries. Conflicts between small-scale fisheries and other sectors were profiled and information provided on the extent to which small-scale fisheries are supported through subsidies.