small-scale fisheries (SSF)

24- 26
Sep

Rome, Italy

Tuesday, September 24, 2024 to Thursday, September 26, 2024

The global fishing fleet consists of more than 4 million fishing vessels of which 2.5 million are motorized. Of these motorized vessels 2 million are characterized as small-scale vessels (<12 m in length). Among the small-scale fishing vessels some 5 percent are currently insured. The market demand for insurance services among small-scale fishers is much […]

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24
Apr

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Commercial fishing is one of the most dangerous occupations in the world. Accidents and fatalities are common, especially in small-scale fisheries (SSF). Fishers work long hours and often in harsh conditions. Climate change has only increased the hazardous conditions under which small-scale fishers operate, as natural disasters become ever more prevalent and destructive. Damage and […]

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25
Oct

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

9:00 AM Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna Event Summary The event was attended by fisheries finance stakeholders from Thailand, the Philippines, and several other organizations from the Asia-Pacific region. The knowledge-sharing session had three distinguished speakers. The programme discussion began with a presentation by Dr. Raymon van Anrooy, Senior Fishery Officer/Team Leader, Fishing Technology and Operation […]

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20
Apr

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Event Summary The event was attended by more than 80 practitioners from public- and private financial service providers, fisheries and aquaculture government organizations, academic institutions, and NGOs from the Asia-Pacific and African regions. The Chief Guest for the event was Dr. Raymon VanAnrooy, Senior Fishery Officer/Team Leader, Fisheries and Aquaculture Division (FAO). Dr. VanAnrooy shared […]

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12
Sep

Monday, September 12, 2022

Access to micro-finance and credit by the small-scale fishers in Thailand is challenging. Financial services are the key to enable small-scale fishers to operate viable businesses and to make their fishing operations more sustainable. Many of the 1.7 million fishers in Thailand want to innovate to fish more responsible, use safer vessels,  produce higher quality […]

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03
Sep

Saturday, September 3, 2022

During the session on finance hosted by CAFI SSF, Rare and Environmental Defense Fund, we were able to hear experiences from on the ground challenges faced by small-scale fishers(SSF) face when accessing financial services. A direct testimony from fisher representatives from India, Mauritius, Kenya, Indonesia, Uganda, Chile, St. Vincent, and Honduras shared similar difficulties to […]

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26
Apr

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

11.00 am Rome, 12.00 noon Kenya, 2.30 pm Delhi, 4.00 pm Bangkok, 5.00 pm Manila *Please contact info@rfilc.org for the credential of this webinar Summary of the event The webinar on “Role of Fish Farmers Producer Organizations (FFPO’s) in facilitating inclusive financial services for small-scale fisheries (SSF)” was organized by the Global Network for capacity […]

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09
Dec

Thursday, December 9, 2021

12.30 pm Bangkok, 1.30 pm Manila, 6.30 am Rome Press brief The webinar was organized by CAFI SSF Network in association with APRACA (Asia and Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association) and the FAO of the United Nations on “Financing innovation for sustainable fisheries with the private sector”. More than 85 participants from financial institutions, […]

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29
Oct

Friday, October 29, 2021

Date & Time:  29 October 2021 (10.00 am -12.00 pm Bangkok/ 6.00 am -8.00 am Nairobi/5.00 am- 7.00 am Rome/ 8.00 pm-10.00 pm Seattle)   WEBINAR PRESS BRIEF:  The webinar “Guidelines for increasing access of small-scale fisheries to insurance services” was organized by the CAFI SSF Network, in association with FAO & APRACA on 29 […]

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18
Aug

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

*Webinar Press Release: AFRACA- FAO- CAFI-SSF Network, 18 August 2021 Baseline Assessment on the current situation of financial and insurance services provision to the Small-Scale Fishers (SSF) and aquaculture sectors in Africa A joint webinar was organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA) and the Global Network […]

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08
Apr

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Date & Time:  8 April (12.00 noon Bangkok, GMT +7) and (8.00 am Kenya, EAT) Organized under Global Network for capacity building to increase access of small-scale fisheries to financial services (CAFI SSF Network) Press coverage The Global Network for capacity building to increase access of small-scale fisheries to financial services (CAFI-SSF Network) organized the […]

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