Think Solutions: Think Small-Scale Fisheries, Infinity Fish & Food-Climate Biodiversity

Join us for an afternoon of talks and stories about three large-scale initiatives related to small-scale fisheries across Canada (TBTI Canada), economics and the future of fish and fisheries (Infinity Fish), and solving the sustainability challenges at the food-climate-biodiversity nexus (Solving-FCB).

2024 SSF Regional Symposium

We are pleased to share with you the announcement of the “2024 SSF Regional Symposium” Series, which will be jointly organized by TBTI Global and the local partners. The Symposium is an all-encompassing space to share stories, experiences, and lessons about small-scale fisheries, as well as to discuss and explore options and opportunities for supporting sustainable small-scale fisheries. The theme for the 2024 SSF Regional Symposium is ‘Bright Spots ~ Hope Spots.’

Small-Scale Fisheries Open House – World Ocean Week 2021

During the World Oceans Week (WOW) last June, TBTI partnered with local, national, international and inter-governmental organizations from around the world in organizing the ‘Small is Bountiful’ event that featured a series of online webinars and panel discussions about smalls-scale fisheries.

Happy World Fisheries Day 2020

Each November 21, World Fisheries Day, is a welcomed opportunity to reflect on the ever-increasing knowledge about fishing, fishers, coastal communities, and the status of the oceans and the fish stocks, as well as to recognize the contribution of fishing people who provide food, nutrition and income security to millions of people around the world.

TD online course, fall 2020

The TD training program consists of a series of lectures on theories and main concepts, such as TD, wicked problems, stakeholders, governance and governability, followed by approaches, methods and frameworks to promote sustainability for fisheries and ocean.

Small is bountiful – World Oceans Day 2020

June 1-8 events will be live-streamed via YouTube. Subscribe to TBTI YouTube channel & stay up to date! June 1-5 events June 1; noon (UTC) People, COVID-19 and beyond: impacts, adaptation, and innovation among small-scale fisheries The COVID-19 pandemic represents a health crisis and an emerging socioeconomic disaster. In small-scale fisheries, impacts have been wide-ranging, […]

Join us for World Oceans Day 2020

Save the date! June 1-8, 2020 This June, TBTI is partnering with ICSF, FAO and other international and inter-governmental organizations from around the world to celebrate the World Oceans Day by emphasizing the importance of small-scale fisheries for sustainable ocean. All events are virtual (online), and are opened to everyone. June 1-5: We will host […]

TBTI at the WFC2020

“Building capacity for securing sustainable small-scale fisheries” TBTI special session for ‘World Fisheries Congress’11-15 October 2020, Adelaide, Australia Both the diverse values of small-scale fisheries and their multiple challenges highlight the importance of capacity – i.e. capacity of fishing communities, industries, governments and civil society organizations in collectively managing and supporting small-scale fisheries. Capacity development […]

Call for applications: TD workshop, May 20-23 in Shizuoka, Japan

Training workshopTransdisciplinarity in Fisheries & Ocean Sustainability Shizuoka, JapanMay 20-23, 2020 Why transdisciplinary approach? The transdisciplinary (TD) approach argues that the problems and priorities in fisheries, ocean and environmental governance require a broadening of perspectives that cut across academic disciplines, bridge division between scientific and local knowledge, and bring about innovation in teaching and learning. This […]

Call for contribution: TBTI at the WFC2020

“Building capacity for securing sustainable small-scale fisheries” TBTI special session for ‘World Fisheries Congress’11-15 October 2020, Adelaide, Australia Both the diverse values of small-scale fisheries and their multiple challenges highlight the importance of capacity – i.e. capacity of fishing communities, industries, governments and civil society organizations in collectively managing and supporting small-scale fisheries. Capacity development […]

Celebrate with us the 2019 World Fisheries Day!

Join us on November 26, 2019 This November, Too Big To Ignore, the Ocean Frontier Institute and the On The Move Partnership are joining forces to celebrate World Fisheries Day by hosting a public event entitled: ‘Towards Zero Waste in Our Fisheries’. The event will focus attention on reducing waste – of fish through full utilization and of human/social capacity […]

Register now! GLOSS – GLobal Ocean Social Sciences event

GLOSS Event Nov 5 & 6, 2019 – Brest, France Come and Contribute to the Research Agenda in Social Sciences for the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development Ocean University Initiative is pleased to invite researchers from social sciences for an interactive event aimed at identifying and discussing research priorities in ocean […]