Small is bountiful – World Oceans Day 2020

Focused entirely on small-scale fisheries, this event would bring attention to the importance of the sector, celebrate their contributions, and contribute to a dialogue about inclusive, equitable and just development of the ocean, one that centers on the nature, characteristics and values of small-scale fisheries.

TBTI Research Clusters meeting

The meeting included presentations about the twelve TBTI research clusters and was open to all TBTI members and other interested people.

Small-Scale Fisheries of the World – Vol. I & II

The ‘Small-Scale Fisheries of the World’ publication series presents synthesized information and knowledge about various aspects of small-scale fisheries around the world, including key issues pertinent to their sustainability.

Stewardship in Small-Scale Fisheries Workshop

The Stewardship in Small-Scale Fisheries workshop provided a platform for sharing information about stewardship activities involving small-scale fishing people in various parts of the world.

Implementing the Small-Scale Fisheries Guidelines: What’s in it for Newfoundland and Labrador?

The session, held at
Memorial University, St. John’s campus, offered an opportunity to discuss the
Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of
Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines) and how the province of
Newfoundland and Labrador could benefit from their implementation

Symposium on small-scale fisheries in Asia-Pacific and beyond

The Symposium on Small-Scale Fisheries in Asia-Pacific Region and Beyond took place between 6-9th of August 2016 in Kanchanaburi province, Thailand. The symposium focused on aspects of small-scale fisheries that are relevant for the Asia- Pacific region, particularly those related to inland fisheries, values of fish for food security, gender in fisheries, and community responses to global change.

TBTI Symposium on European Small Scale Fisheries and Global Linkages

The event was an opportunity for researchers and SSF practitioners from Europe to discuss capacity development to address issues related to SSF in the region and to build networks.

Governability and Sustainability of European Small-Scale Fisheries

The main purpose of the meeting was to exchange information and knowledge about SSF in Europe, as well as to discuss the regional synthesis and the ‘SSF Governability Index’, a new assessment tool developed by TBTI to help countries gauge what needs to happen in order to improve governance and to achieve SSF sustainability.

TBTI Day @ MARE conference

The TBTI DAY @ MARE was organized by the Too Big To Ignore project. The one-day meeting attracted interest of about 50 academics and non-academics
across Europe and beyond.

Towards Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries – Transdisciplinary Teaching and Training

This report aims to stimulate interest in transdisciplinary research, teaching and training, particularly where sustainability of small-scale fisheries is concerned.

Transdisciplinary Workshop – Sonora, Mexico

Between October 17 and 19, 2017, a multidisciplinary team carried out the
Transdisciplinary Workshop in Puerto Libertad, Sonora, Mexico. The goal was to learn about the
Transdiciplinary Approach and how it could help identify problemsimpacting Smallscale Fisheries, their extent, and the solutions considering different perspectives and the context of the Committee and the community.

TD Africa Training Workshop‘ Transdisciplinarity in Fisheries & Ocean Sustainability

The four day-workshop brought together about 25 scholars and practitioners on small-scale
fisheries from across Africa. The training workshop included a number of presentations, group
activities, guest lectures and a field trip to Ocean View, a local fishing community.