INFOFISH feature article with Dr. Yinji Li: Umigyo in small-scale fisheries in Japan
In a recent feature article with INFOFISH, TBTI Japan coordinator Yinji Li cautiones against the fisheries legislation that emphasize economic efficiency and threaten the sustainability of small-scale fisheries. She argues for the need to embrace the principle of Umigyo as a way to revitalize Japanese coastal communities and fishery systems.
TBTI Japan launches a TD committee
TBTI Japan has launched a transdisciplinary committee for a small-scale fisheries white paper project, which will be officially released during the Small-Scale Fisheries Regional Symposium for Asia Pacific in April of 2024. The first committee meeting was also featured in the Fisheries Daily on Nov 28, 2023.
A good book discussing small-scale fisheries
TBTI Japan e-book “In the era of big change: essays about Japanese small-scale fisheries” was recently introduced in the Suisan-Keizai Daily News (January 21, 2021), an established newspaper delivering latest news on Japanese fisheries. With a headline “A good book discussing small-scale fisheries,” the article showcases the book, noting how its release marked […]