On 11 November, #worldfisheriesDay, The General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean launched a campaign that will run throughout 2022 aiming at illustrating the Mediterranean and the Black Sea fishers and fish workers involved in making small-scale fisheries more sustainable.
Called 9 topics , 9 features, the series will explore what each topic of the Regional Plan of Action for Small-Scale Fisheries in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea (RPOA-SSF) means in practice to small-scale fishers across the Mediterranean and the Black Sea and proposes to readers a deep dive into the human context of sustainability.
In 9 chapters, the plan of action details a set of specific, prescriptive and concrete actions: it’s a vehicle to the future which will set small-scale fisheries on a path to long-term environmental, economic and social sustainability around the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.
With inspiring examples from the ground, 9 topics, 9 features brings to life fishers, fish workers and projects.
Stay tuned for more in 2022, declared International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture (IYAFA 2022) by the United Nations.