Poverty alleviation and small-scale fisheries

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Region:    Global

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

Services Provided:
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.