Small-scale Fisheries – Contribution to Food Security and Poverty Alleviation Global
Food and Agricultural Organisation FAO - Project Dates:
August 2002 - September 2002
Description of Project:
A paper was prepared for submission to FAO’s 25th Session of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI) on the potential for small-fisheries to contribute to food security and poverty alleviation. The paper was presented and discussed at the meeting of the Committee
Consideration was given to the extent of the problem, possible solutions, what is currently being done to combat poverty in small-scale fisheries, and the outlook for the future. Text for the paper was prepared in draft and then discussed with FAO staff for further refinement.