Aquaculture in Nigeria has greatly benefited organizations like CORAF, which utilizes its WAAPP initiative to train people in rural fish farming.
Through CORAF and its WAAPP initiative, rural Nigerian women have the opportunity to work through aquaculture.
Native Alaskans from the Sitka Tribe depend on weekly barge deliveries by sea for their food. Subsistence foods like salmon and herring roe are an integral part of their cultural tradition. Unfortunately, 60 percent of the Tribe are not able to consume as much traditional food as they want. Marine resources need to be managed more conservatively.
These 16 organizations are defending small-scale and indigenous fishers, improving commercial fishing and aquaculture practices, and educating chefs and consumers to build a better, more sustainable seafood system.
Bringing together thousands of government represents, scientists and non-governmental organizations, the first-ever U.N. Ocean Conference calls on everyone to help protect the world’s oceans.
Gulf of Maine Research Institute produces new trawl net for ground fishers. Collaboration between fishers and scientists leads to a forty five percent reduction in cod bycatch with no effect on targeted species.